Time Sensitive


Oncology Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43099)

Ordering Recommendation

Recommended FISH panel for individuals suspected of having Ph-like ALL.

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York state approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

Non-diluted bone marrow aspirate collected in a heparinized syringe. Also acceptable: Whole blood in Green (Sodium Heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Bone Marrow: Transfer 3 mL bone marrow to a Green (Sodium Heparin). (Min: 1 mL)
Whole Blood: Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.

Unacceptable Conditions

Paraffin-embedded specimens. Clotted specimens.


Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable


Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)




3-10 days

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Probes included: CRLF2, JAK2, EPOR, CSF1R, ABL1, ABL2, PDGFRB

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.

Compliance Category

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 sample integrity is inadequate to allow culture growth. To order probes separately, refer to Chromosome FISH, Interphase (ARUP test code 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 not submitted, a processing fee will apply.

This test must be ordered using Oncology test request form #43099 or through ARUP interface.

Hotline History


CPT Codes

88271 x7; 88275 x7


Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000458 Ph-Like ALL Panel by FISH
3000459 EER Ph-Like ALL Panel by FISH
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.


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