ADULT: ATTN FISH, PEDIATRIC: ATTN CYGEN
This probe detects deletions on the long arm of chromosome 20 (20q12), where a tumor suppressor gene resides. Deletion of 20q12 is associated with Myelodysplastic Syndrome and confers favorable prognosis.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
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Deletion of the long arm of chromosome 20 represents the most common chromosomal abnormality associated with myeloproliferative disorders (MPD’s). Besides Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) it is also found in Acute Myeloid Leukemias (AML). This probe is part of the Myelodysplastic Syndrome Panel, probes can be ordered individually.
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