Pancreatobiliary FISH
2002461
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
PF
Methodology
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization/Computer Assisted Analysis/Microscopy
Performed
Weekly
Reported
4-12 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
  • Cytology Test Request Form Required (ARUP form #32965)
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Bile or pancreatic duct brushings, biliary stent, fine needle aspirates, or pancreatic juices.  
Specimen Preparation
Place specimen in Cytolyt® or PreservCyt® fixative vial. If the specimen is a brushing, submit the brush in the fixative. Label specimen with the patient's first and last name, date of birth, specimen source, medical record number (or other unique identifier), and collection date.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens not collected in Cytolyt® or PreservCyt® fixative.  
Remarks
Completed Cytology request form required.  
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Effective February 19, 2013
 
Positive ≥ 5 cells with gains of two or more chromosomes are present
Equivocal Tetrasomy Cells present with tetrasomic or near tetrasomic signal patterns
Equivocal Trisomy ≥ 10 cells with gains of a single chromosome, (Trisomy 7 or Trisomy 3)
Negative < 5 abnormal cells are present
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
 
Note
The UroVysion™ Kit is designed to detect aneuploidy for chromosomes 3, 7 and 17via fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Results from this test are intended for use, in conjunction with and not in lieu of current standard diagnostic procedures, as an aid for initial diagnosis of pancreatobiliary carcinoma.
CPT Code(s)
88367 x3; If manual: 88368 x3
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2002452Pancreatobiliary FISH Specimen Source
2002456Pancreatobiliary FISH Interpretation
2002458Fixative
2002459Pancreatobiliary FISH Clinical History
2002462Pancreatobiliary FISH Comments
2002463Pancreatobiliary FISH Gross Description
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Aliases
  • Bile Duct
  • Biliary Tract Malignancy, FISH
  • Cholangiocarcinoma, FISH
  • FISH, Bile Duct
  • FISH, Pancreas