Clinics and Departments

Laboratory Services

Lab Dept:

Anatomic Pathology

Test Name:

FISH TO FAIRVIEW UNIVERSITY (SPECIFY DISEASE TYPE)

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

FISUM

Synonyms:

Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization; FISH Locus Specific; Multicolor FISH; Spectral Karyotype Multicolor

CPT Codes:

88273 – Chromosomal in situ hybridization, analyze 10-30 cells
88271 – Molecular cytogenetics, DNA probe, each

Multicolor Only:
88272 – Chromosomal in situ hybridization, analyze 3-5 cells
88271 – Molecular cytogenetics, DNA probe, each

Test Includes:

Please indicate one of these specific diseases on order:

22q13.3

5p,Cri-du-Chat

10p13-p14

Xp22.3, Kallmann Syndrome

17p13.3, Miller-Dieker Syndrome

1p36

13q14.1-q14.2, Retinoblastoma MR

17p11.2, Smith-Magenis Syndrome

7p11.2, Williams Syndrome

11p13, WAGR Syndrome

4p16.3, Wolt-Hirschorn Syndrome

SKY Multicolor

Logistics

Test Indications:

N/A

Lab Testing Sections:

Anatomic Pathology – Sendouts

Referred to:

Fairview University Cytogenetics

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily

Turnaround Time:

Results in 29 days

Special Instructions:

Special tube required. See Container, contact the laboratory for appropriate tube.

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Whole blood

Container:

Green top (Sodium Heparin), no gel, tube

Draw Volume:

10 mL (Minimum: 5 mL) blood

Processed Volume:

Same as Draw Volume

Collection:

Routine venipuncture

Special Processing:

Lab Staff: Do Not centrifuge. Forward specimen to Send Outs. Store and ship at room temperature. Must arrive at reference lab within 24 hours of collection.

Order in Atlas and include collect date/time, ordering MD, specimen type, diagnosis/reason for referral.

Patient Preparation:

None

Sample Rejection:

Improper storage, mislabeled or unlabeled specimen

Interpretive

Reference Range:

An interpretive report will be provided

Critical Values:

N/A

Limitations:

N/A

Methodology:

Methodology is determined by lab director based on clinical indications.

References:

Fairview University Laboratories September 2010

Updates:

2/5/2013: CPT update



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