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FISH PROBE: CEP8

Mnemonic

ADULT: ATTN FISH, PEDIATRIC: ATTN CYGEN

Synonym

D8Z2 - (8p11.1-q11.1)

Guidelines

The centromeric probe for chromosome 8 is an enumeration probe used to detect hyperdiploidy of chromosome 8. Trisomy 8 is associated with progression from the chronic stage to the acute leukemic phase of myeloproliferative disorders such as chronic myelogenous leukemia. It is the most common numerical aberration found in Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome and chronic myeloproliferative disorders.

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

This is an FDA approved probe and is part of the Myelodysplastic Syndrome Panel, probes can be ordered individually.

CPT Codes

ADULT: 88377 x 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 11:12:19 AM


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