ProPath Test Menu


ALK/CLTC Translocation by FISH


TEST DIRECTORY
Test Name
ALK/CLTC Translocation by FISH
Alternate Names
t(2;17)
Description
Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) using a DNA probe set to identify rearrangements of ALK and CLTC associated with inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors.
Test Code
57047
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen
Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue
Specimen Requirements
Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue
Storage Requirements
Store specimens at room temperature (15 to 30°C) until transport, adding a cold (refrigerator) pack during the summer months.
Causes for Rejections
Decalcified tissues are not accepted.
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Turn Around Time
Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue: 7 days
Methodology
Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH)
CPT Code
88377