Aids in the diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS).
Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed specimen. Protect paraffin block from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (4- micron thick sections), positively charged slides in a tissue transport kit (ARUP supply #47808), available online through eSupply using ARUP Connector contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787 (kit recommended but not necessary). (Min: 2 slides)
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.
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
Refer to report
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3002634||TFE3 Ref Number||80398-1|
|3002953||Total Cell Count||78236-7|