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TCRAD Translocation by FISH


TEST DIRECTORY
Test Name
TCRAD Translocation by FISH
Alternate Names
TCRATCRD
Description
Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) using a DNA probe set to identify rearrangements within the TCRA-TRCD region of the TCR gene associated with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia/ lymphoma.
Test Code
56615
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Requirements
Bone marrow or peripheral blood collected in sodium heparin (green topped) tube
Supplies for Submission
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