Recommendations when to order or not order the test. May include related or preferred tests.
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 (3002063)].
Unique test identifier.
MMF PR &HLD
Process(es) used to perform the test.
Cell culture/Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)
Days of the week the test is performed.
Expected turnaround time for a result, beginning when ARUP has received the specimen.
New York DOH Approval Status
Indicates test has been approved by the New York State Department of Health.
This test is New York DOH approved.
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)
Normal range/expected value(s) for a specific disease state. May also include abnormal ranges.
Background information for test. May include disease information, patient result explanation, recommendations, details of testing, associated diseases, explanation of possible patient results.
Refer to report.
Additional information related to the test.
This test must be ordered using Oncology test request form #43099 or through your ARUP interface.
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Other names that describe the test. Synonyms.
MMP process and hold FISH
Chromosome FISH, Multiple Myeloma Panel Process and Hold