Rapid confirmatory diagnostic test for APL.
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)
Non-diluted bone marrow collected in a heparinized syringe. Also acceptable: Green (sodium heparin).
Transfer 3 mL bone marrow to a green (sodium heparin) (Min: 1 mL). OR transport 5 mL whole blood (Min: 2 mL).
Frozen specimens. Paraffin-embedded specimens. Clotted specimens.
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
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.
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.
88271; 88275; 88291
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2002364||PML-RARA Translocation by FISH||57802-1|
|2002365||EER PML-RARA Translocation by FISH||11526-1|