Specimen Requirements

Title

FISH (FLUORENSCENCE (in situ) HYBRIDIZATION)

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in a green sodium heparin tube. Send 5.0 mL whole blood (3.0 mL min) refrigerated.

Completed Cytogenetics Test Requisition is required. See Appendix

Collect Mon-Wed Only

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp or Refrigerated 72 hours

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

4-10 days Performed Mon-Sat

Clinical Use

Test Code

FISH