BCL6 (3q27) Gene Rearrangement by FISH
2010107
Ordering Recommendation
Sensitive method for detecting MYC rearrangement in FFPE.
Mnemonic
BCL6 FISH
Methodology
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-12 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Tumor tissue.  
Specimen Preparation
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed specimen. Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (3- to 5-micron thick sections), positively charged slides in a tissue transport kit (ARUP supply #47808), available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 2 slides) If sending precut slides, do not oven bake.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature or refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.  
Unacceptable Conditions
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
   
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

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CPT Code(s)
88367
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2010109BCL6 by FISH
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