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ALK 2p Break Apart Metaphase FISH (New test)

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ALK2P
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics
Method Fluorescent in-Situ Hybridization
Collection Instructions Mix blood and marrow aspirates well
Container type
Blood or marrow aspirate Dark Green top
Amount to Collect
Blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow core 2 cm
Sample type Heparinized blood or bone marrow aspirate
Bone biopsy
Preferred volume
Blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow core 2 cm
Min. Volume
Blood 1 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 1 mL
Bone marrow core 1 cm
UCSF Rejection Criteria Insufficient sample or not collected in heparin
Processing notes Maintain sample at room temperature; Do Not Refrigerate or freeze. Do Not centrifuge.
Normal range
Stability 2 days at room temperature
Turn around times 1-2 weeks
CPT coding 88271 x2, 88275
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 6/30/2015 3:43:43 PM
Entry Number 1663
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