ADULT: ATTN FISH, PEDIATRIC: ATTN CYGEN
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
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Professional interpretation provided by Cascade Pathology Services.
This is an FDA approved probe and is part of the Myelodysplastic Syndrome Panel, probes can be ordered individually.
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