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Molecular Cytogenetic Analysis/Flourescent In Situ Hybridization

CPT CODE: 88271 and one of these:  88272, 88273, 88274, 88275

SYNONYMS:

Molecular cytogenetic study, probe, Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization, FISH

TEST INCLUDES:

In Situ hybridization of specific DNA probes to interphase cells or metaphase preparations.

DEPARTMENT:

Cytogenetics

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENT:

Blood, bone marrow, prenatal samples, fibroblast and tumor as submitted for cytogenetics studies.  Minimum volume: same as submitted for cytogenetics studies.

TESTING SCHEDULE:

Monday - Friday 08:30 - 16:30.  Turnaround time: 3 days - 3 weeks (Non-STAT samples are batched).

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Check with laboratory regarding availability of probes.  Must be submitted with a cytogenetics requisition form.