Use in conjunction with conventional cytogenetics for diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of MDS.
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)
New York DOH Approval Status
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
Probes included: EGR1 (5q del), D7S486 (7q del/-7), CEP8 (+8), D20S108 (20q del)
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR)
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. To order probes separately, refer to Chromosome FISH, Interphase (2002298).
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 x4; 88275 x4
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2002710||MDS Panel by FISH||62367-8|
|2002711||EER MDS Panel by FISH|