IGH-BCL2 Fusion, t(14;18) by FISH
2001536
Ordering Recommendation
Detects IGH-BCL2 fusion in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue specimens.
Mnemonic
BCL2FISH
Methodology
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-12 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Tumor tissue.  
Specimen Preparation
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin-embed tissue. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained 5-micron slides. (Min: 3 slides) Protect paraffin block from excessive heat. Transport block(s) and/or slide(s) in a tissue transport kit (ARUP supply #47808) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature or refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Specimens fixed or processed in alternative fixatives (alcohol, Prefer) or heavy metal fixatives (B-4 or B-5). No tumor in tissue. Decalcified specimens.  
Remarks
Include surgical pathology report.  
Stability
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

See Compliance Statement A: www.aruplab.com/CS  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
88367
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2001537IGH-BCL2 by FISH
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Aliases
  • IGH-BCL2 Fusion FISH
  • IGH-BCL2 rearrangement FISH
  • t(14;18) FISH