ALK FISH With Reflex to RET and ROS1

CPT: 88271(x2); 88274. If reflex testing is performed, concomitant CPT codes/charges will apply.
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • FISH
  • Oncology FISH

Test Includes

A negative ALK FISH will reflex to RET and ROS1 FISH. Additional charges will be applied for the embedding process if formalin-fixed tissue is submitted.

Use

Confirmation/identification of cancer-related alteration in non−small-cell lung cancer

Methodology

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue

Container

Paraffin block

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

Pertinent clinical diagnosis should be included with the specimen.

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