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Centromere 4 FISH

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code
BCEP4 Blood
CEP4 Bone marrow

Performed by Molecular Genetics - Cytogenetics
In House Availability Monday - Friday 0900-1700
Method FISH
Collection Instructions Mix sample well with anticoagulant. keep at room temperature
Container type Dark green top
Amount to Collect
Blood 2 mL

Bone marrow 2 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 2 cm
Sample type Heparinized whole blood or bone marrow, Bone marrow core biopsy
Preferred volume
Blood 2 mL

Bone marrow 2 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 2 cm
Min. Volume
Blood 1 mL

Bone marrow 1 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 1 cm
UCSF Rejection Criteria Clotted samples. Samples received refrigerated or frozen.
Processing notes Do not centrifuge, refrigerate or freeze samples.

Transport to China Basin Cytogenetics asap.
Normal range
Synonyms CEP 4 FISH
Stability Room temperature 2 days
Turn around times 1-2 weeks
CPT coding 88271 x2, 88275x1
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 6/21/2016 5:27:19 PM
Entry Number 1704
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