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Laboratory: Genomics  (CYTOGENETICS)
Test Name:
FISH Testing for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) - BM
Test Code: GENO
Clinical Information:
Test indications:
FISH testing can only be ordered by a Clinical Hematopathologist or Oncologist.
Collection Devices:
Preferred Device:
1 - Na Heparin 4mL, NO GEL Tube(s) - Full Tube Collection
The 4mL Na Heparin tube needs to be filled with special medium.  Cytogenetics supplies appropriate tubes for sample collection for adult and pediatric cases.  To order tubes, call lab at 204-787-2489.
Specimen Required:
Bone Marrow: 2.0 mL
Reference Values:
An interpretive report will be forwarded to the physician.
Weekdays and Saturdays (M-Th, Sat: 0800h - 1600h; Fridays 0800h - 1715h). Closed Sundays and Statutory Holidays. Sample will be processed the next working day.
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More Information:
Once specimen is collected, the bone marrow sample should be kept at room temperature and transported promptly.  For further information, please call 204-787-2489.