Item Value
Test name UroVysion (TM) FISH
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 10-14 days
In House Availability Run 1x per week, Wednesday, day shift only
Performed by ARUP
Patient Preparation Clean-catch, voided urine is preferred. First morning collection increases cell yield. Other means of collection (e. g., bladder wash) are acceptable
Normal range ≤ 3 cells showing gains for 2 or more chromosomes (3, 7 or 17) in the same cell and ≤ 11 cells showing zero 9p21 signals.
Container type 50 mL conical tube prefilled with Carbowax, available at the Mount Zion Urology practice and UCSF Mount Zion Clinical Laboratory.
Collection Instructions Urine should be mixed 2:1 with preservative (Carbowax) immediately after collection
Sample type Random urine (first AM void preferred) or bladder wash

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667