Chromosome FISH, Multiple Myeloma Panel Process and Hold
2006270
 
Ordering Recommendation
This is a process and hold test for bone marrow. Use when the clinical necessity of FISH is uncertain at the time of collection, so that CD138+ sorting on fresh specimen may be attempted and a pellet held for future FISH testing [eg, Multiple Myeloma Panel by FISH (2002294)].
Mnemonic
MMF PR &HLD
Methodology
Cell culture/Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Varies
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Paraffin-embedded specimens. Clotted specimens.  
Remarks
This test must be ordered using Oncology test request form #43099 or through your ARUP interface.  
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.
Note
CPT Code(s)
88237
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2006271FISH, Multiple Myeloma Process and Hold
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • MMP process and hold FISH