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- ALL FISH
- CML FISH
Confirmation/identification of leukemia/lymphoma-related alterations; leukemia/lymphoma monitoring of residual disease.
Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
Fixed-cell pellet from a cytogenetic analysis, slides with metaphases and/or interphase nuclei or bone marrow touch prep slides. Blood, bone marrow, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
Fixed-cell pellet, three slides, 10 mL blood (adult), 5 mL blood (pediatric), or 3 mL bone marrow
Fixed-cell pellet from a cytogenetic analysis, two slides, 5 mL blood (adult), 1 mL blood (pediatric), or 1 mL bone marrow
Transport to the testing lab at room temperature; LabCorp transport kit. Do not allow sample to overheat or freeze.
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Causes for Rejection
Broken or dirty slides; excessive cellular debris or stained slides/paraffin blocks; decalcified bone cores; frozen specimen
Pertinent clinical diagnosis, previous cytogenetic studies, and probe of interest should be included with the specimen. Please provide targeted FISH probe and diagnosis.