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Chromosome FISH, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Panel

Mnemonic:    [ChrFISH CLL]
Name:    Chromosome FISH, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Panel
Specimen:    10 mL sodium heparin Green top tube without gel.
Bone marrow is also acceptable (3 mL; min 1 mL). Collect in a heparinized syringe and transfer to a green (sodium heparin tube) without gel.

Keep sample at room temperature.

Refrigerated and frozen samples are unacceptable. Clotted or paraffin-embedded samples are also unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    5 mL
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days ambient.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2002295
  Method:    Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Note:    Fluorescence in situ Hybridization panel is performed for CLL prognosis specific genomic abnormalities as follows: ATM deletion, D13S319 deletion , Trisomy 12, TP53 deletion

Remarks: It is recommended that all FISH studies be done in conjunction with routine cytogenetic analysis. (Refer to appropriate Chromosome Analysis test for order instructions). If FISH only is requested, please include copy of previous cytogenetics report. If dropped cytogenetics slides or cell pellets are not submitted, a processing fee will apply.
Processing Info:    
This test is not orderable in Powerchart or Logician. Send the request on a Downtime or Manual Requisition.

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