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Test Code BCRFSH BCR ABL FISH

Reflex Tests

Chromosome analysis, additional FISH probes

Collection Container

Blood: Green (Sodium Heparin)

Bone Marrow: Syringe with heparin

Specimen Required

Peripheral Blood

Special Handling Instructions

Send to Referral Laboratory with copy of ordering requisition and copy of surgical pathology (if available).

Specimen Volume

5 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

2 mL

Transport Temperature

Ambient

Specimen Stability

Stable at ambient temperature

Reasons for Rejection

Incorrect tube, insufficient quantity

Methodology

Fluorescent in-situ hybridization

Turnaround Time

Final report within 10 - 14 days.

Reference Ranges

Laboratory to provide interpretive report

CPT Code

88237, 88271, 88275

EMR Interface Order Code

69204