Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) Panel by FISH, Adult
Ordering Recommendation
Recommended FISH panel for adults with newly diagnosed ALL.
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
3-10 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Time SensitiveTime Sensitive

Additional Technical InformationAdditional Technical Information

Oncology Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43099)Oncology Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43099)

Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Non-diluted bone marrow aspirate collected in a heparinized syringe. Also acceptable: Whole blood in green (sodium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer bone marrow to a green (sodium heparin). Transport 3 mL bone marrow OR 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL bone marrow OR 2 mL whole blood)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Clotted or paraffin-embedded specimens.  
Submit the Patient History for Cytogenetic (Chromosome) Studies form with the electronic packing list (available at  
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
Probes included: BCR/ABL, MLL, E2A, IGH, MYC

See Compliance Statement A:  
A processing fee will be charged if this procedure is canceled at the client's request, after the test has been set up, or if the sample integrity is inadequate to allow culture growth. To order probes separately, refer to Chromosome FISH, Interphase (2002298).

Other specimen types may be acceptable, contact the Cytogenetics Laboratory for specific specimen collection and transportation instructions.

If cell pellets or dropped cytogenetics slides are not submitted, a processing fee will apply.

This test must be ordered using Oncology test request form #43099 or through ARUP interface.
CPT Code(s)
88271 x5; 88275 x5; 88291
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2002648ALL Panel by FISH, Adult
2002649EER ALL Panel by FISH, Adult
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