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FISH PROBE: CBFß

Mnemonic

ADULT: ATTN FISH, PEDIATRIC: ATTN CYGEN

Synonym

16q22 - inv(16)(p13q22) - t(16;16)(p13;q22)

Guidelines

This probe is designed to detect translocations/variant rearrangements involving CBFβ (Core Binding Factor Beta subunit) gene, such as pericentric inversion of chromosome 16. This inversion is a subtle chromosome abnormality seen in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (M4) cases.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Handling

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

7 days

Method

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Professional interpretation provided by Cascade Pathology Services.

Comments

inv(16)(p13q22), t(16;16)(p13;q22) and del(16)(q22) are also seen in acute non lymphoblastic leukemia (ANLL) or myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).  This probe is part of the Acute Myeloid Leukemia Panel (Adult and Pediatric), probes can be ordered individually.

CPT Codes

ADULT: 88377 x 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 11:12:18 AM


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