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MYBL2 Deletion by FISH


TEST DIRECTORY
Test Name
MYBL2 Deletion by FISH
Alternate Names
20q-
Description
Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) using a DNA probe set to detect deletions of the long arm of chromosome 20 associated with myelodysplastic syndrome.
Test Code
19979
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen
Bone marrow, neoplastic blood
Specimen Requirements
Bone marrow or peripheral blood collected in sodium heparin (green topped) tube
Storage Requirements
Store specimens at room temperature (15 to 30°C) until transported, adding a cold (refrigerator) pack during the summer months.
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Turn Around Time
Fresh tissue, bone marrow, and blood: 3-10 days
Methodology
Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH)
CPT Code
88271x2, 88275, 88291