Item Value
Test name ALK Gene Rearrangement FISH
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 10-14 days
In House Availability Run 1-2 times per week as needed
Performed by Clinical Cancer Genomics Laboratory (CCGL)
Normal range < 15%
Container type
Collection Instructions For UCSF Samples (from remote sites) Click here for sample collection instructions

For NON-UCSF Samples Click here for Requisition form & Account set-up instructions. Note we only do institutional billing.
Sample type Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue on three (3) unstained slides (5 microns thick) on charged glass. One adjacent hematoxylin and eosin stained (H&E) slide should also be included. Slides should be labeled with pathology case number and block identification.

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