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.
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
  
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
  
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.  
Note
This test must be ordered using Oncology test request form #43099 or through your ARUP interface.
CPT Code(s)
88237
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2006271FISH, Multiple Myeloma Process and Hold
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Aliases
  • MMP process and hold FISH