Test Name: 7q


Methodology: FISH


Test Description

•Disease(s): Myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma
•Probes:
◦RELN, ORC5L (7q22)
◦TES (7q31)

◦Probes may be ordered separately


Specimen Requirements

•Bone Marrow Aspirate: 1-3 mL sodium heparin tube. EDTA tube is acceptable.
•Peripheral Blood: 2-4 mL sodium heparin tube. EDTA tube is acceptable.
•Fresh, Unfixed Tissue: Tissue in RPMI.
•Bone Marrow Core Biopsy: 1-2cm core (length) Tissue in RPMI.
•Fluids: Equal parts RPMI to specimen volume.
•Paraffin Block or Cut Slides: Not available.


Storage and Transport

Use cold pack for transport, making sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen. 


Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 1-3 Days


CPT Codes*: 88368x1, 88369x1


*The CPT codes provided with our Test Descriptions are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. Correct CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.