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FISH PROBE: EGR1/D5S23/D5S721

Mnemonic

ADULT: ATTN FISH, PEDIATRIC: ATTN CYGEN

Synonym

EGR1/D5S23, DRS721 - AML - MDS

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Unclotted, Sterile Bone Marrow: dark green (sodium heparin) top tube

Handling

To collect the specimen, use a syringe rinsed with 0.5 mL of preservative free sodium heparin (1,000 U.S.P. units). Expel the aspirate into a sodium heparin tube (dark green top) or into transport media formulated for cytogenetic tissue culture application.
Do not refrigerate, freeze, expose to extreme temperatures. Keep specimen at ambient temperature and transport the same day or always within 24 hours. Maintain sterility, do not split specimen or open tubes. See Cytogenetics, Flow Cytometry and FISH Specimens for Leukemia, Lymphoma, and other Oncology Referrals.

Preferred Volume

4.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Rejection Criteria

Capillary Stick

Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Suboptimal, call Cytogenetics at (503) 413-4613

Testing Information

Reported

7 days

Method

FISH Analysis

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

Comments

For questions regarding the report, please call (503) 413-4613

CPT Codes

ADULT: 88377 x 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 11:12:22 AM


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