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LYMPHOMA FISH - PARAFFIN EMBEDDED TISSUE ()

Department: Cytogenetics
Test Synonym(s): FISH
Test Components: Chr 2p23 (ALK breakapart), Chr 3q27 (BCL6 breakapart), Chr 8q24 (MYC breakapart), t(8;14) (c-MYC/IGH/CEP8), t(11;14) (CCND1/IGH), t(11;18) (API2/MALT1), Chr 14q34 (IGH breakapart); t(14;18) (IGH/BCL2)
CPT Codes: 88368 x1 - Follicular Lymphoma: t(14;18), 88368 x1 - Mantle Cell Lymphoma: t(11;14) 88368 x1 - Marginal Zone Lymphoma: t(11;18). 88368 x1 - 88368 x1 - Burkitt Lymphoma: MYC breakapart (8q24) 88368x1 - ALCL: ALK breakapart, 88368 x1- Other Lymphoma: BCL
Methodology: Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
Specimen: Paraffin Embedded Tissue + H&E Slide (2 slides for each test requested)
Volume: 4 um thick mounted on positively charged slides
Temperature: Room temperature
Days Performed: Monday - Saturday
Times Performed: M-F: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
TAT: 6 - 10 days
Special Instructions: Circle area(s) of interest. Probes can be ordered individually. Include concurrent results.

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