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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeCTGN
Method

Fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) on cultured (metaphase) and uncultured (interphase) cells with a range of different probes. 

Diagnostic Use / Indications

This testing identifies chromosome rearrangements which aid in the diagnosis of various malignancies and can provide prognostic information to guide treatment.

Available probes include, but are not limited to:
MYC
ATM (11q22.3)
IGH/CCND1
MYC-N
KMT2A(MLL)
IGH/MAF
IKZF1 (IKAROS/7p12.2)
ETV6(TEL)/RUNX1(AML)
PML/RARA
BCR/ABL1
D13S25(13q14.3)
CBFB
TP53(17p13)
IGH/FGFR3
 

Please call the laboratory to discuss as required.

External Price$809.05(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Send all specimens at room temperature.  Transport medium is available from the laboratory.

TissueType of Specimen
Bone marrow

1mL bone marrow aspirate in transport medium.

Bone marrow smear slide - send at least two slides

Peripheral blood

At diagnosis - 5-10 mL Lithium Heparin

Minimal residual disease - 10mL Lithium Heparin

Note: Whole blood is required for genetic testing; please do not centrifuge blood tubes.

Tumour

At least 1 cm tumour tissue in transport medium

Tumour touch preparation slide - send at least two slides

Lymph nodeAt least 1cm lymph node tissue in transport medium

 

 

 

 

 

Patient SpecimenSee below
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature. DO NOT refrigerate or freeze
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentHaematology - Cytogenetics
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 3786 007 ext 86007
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround TimeUrgent 2-3 days. Non-urgent 18 days
Reference Interval

Comment on report.

Interpretation

Comment on report.

Uncertainty of Measurement

Please contact the laboratory for further information

Additional Information

An additional charge of up to $90 may apply for pre-test processing (direct harvest) if this is the sole test requested on any sample.

Delphic Number Test Number9479

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