1p/19q Deletion by FISH
Ordering Recommendation

Diagnose oligodendroglioma brain tumors; indicated in both low-grade and high-grade (anaplastic) oligodendrogliomas.

Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
3-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Tumor tissue. 
Specimen Preparation
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed tissue. Protect paraffin block from excessive heat. Transport block or 6 unstained (4 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 (kit recommended but not necessary). (Min 3 slides) 
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. 
Include surgical pathology report. 
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

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.

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Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
30006651p19q FISH Reference Number
30006661p19q FISH Source
30006671p/1q Ratio
30006681p Result
3000669Chromosome 1 Polysomy
300067019q Result42634-6
300067119q/19p Ratio
3000672Chromosome 19 Polysomy
3000702Total Cell Count
3000703Scoring Method
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