Clinical and Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory

University of Texas Health Science Center | Department of Pathology, MSC-7750 | 7703 Floyd Curl Drive | San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

 

Test Name

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization CLL Panel

Test Overview

CPT Code(s)

88237-52, 88271x3, 88275, 88291

 

Methodology

Culture/Hybridization/Microscopy/Interpretation

 

Specimen Requirements

 

Bone Marrow and/or Leukemia Blood

Container: Sodium Heparin (green top tube)

Optimal Quantity: 2-3 ml

Minimum Quantity: 1-2 ml

Storage: Room Temperature

Stability at Room Temperature: 8 hours, then refrigerate

Transportation: Avoid freezing or heating over 35oC