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PML-RARA Translocation by FISH
2002363
Ordering Recommendation

Rapid confirmatory diagnostic test for APL.

Mnemonic
FISH PML
Methodology
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Time SensitiveTime Sensitive
Oncology Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43099)Oncology Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43099)
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Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Non-diluted bone marrow collected in a heparinized syringe. Also acceptable: Green (sodium heparin). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 3 mL bone marrow to a green (sodium heparin) (Min: 1 mL). OR transport 5 mL whole blood (Min: 2 mL). 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Paraffin-embedded specimens. Clotted specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement A: For laboratory developed tests using a manufacturer labeled ASR as the reagent providing the specificity of the assay. Analyte Specific Reagent. 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, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.

Note
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 specimen integrity is inadequate to allow culture growth. The fee will vary based on specimen type.

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 submitted, a processing fee will not apply.

This test must be ordered using Oncology test request form #43099 or through your ARUP interface.
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2002364PML-RARA Translocation by FISH57802-1
2002365EER PML-RARA Translocation by FISH11526-1
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