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Oncology FISH Analysis - MDS FISH Panel
Myelodysplastic Syndrome FISH Panel | MDS FISH Panel (5q 7q D8Z2 MLL 20q)
Test Information: This test detects common genetic aberrations in MDS that are of diagnostic and prognostic significance. Results of this test must always be interpreted in the context of relevant clinical and pathological data, and should not be used alone for a diagnosis of malignancy.
Test Details
Test Code: 8005
Special Notes: For additional information on the FISH probes in this panel and the frequency and prognostic significance of specific chromosomal abnormalities, please visit the Cancer Fish Probes List.
Technical Information
Methodology: Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization (FISH) Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Tumor Analysis
Specimen Type: Bone Marrow
Requirements: Draw bone marrow in a Sodium Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) or 2 cc (Infant< 2 years).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature (18-25C/64-77F) in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 48 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Specimen Type: Leukemic Blood
Requirements: Draw leukemic blood in a Sodium Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) or 2 cc (Infant<2yrs). (White count > 15,000 with approximately 10% blasts).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature (18-25C/64-77F) in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 48 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 3 - 5 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 88237x1, 88271x5, 88275x5, 88291x1


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