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92495: FISH, Myeloma, Chromosomes CEP 9, 11, 15 Print View
FISH, Myeloma, CEP 9,11,15 FISH     
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PRIMARY
1 Bone Marrow Transport Med 3 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Bone Marrow Heparinized   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)  
  Bone Marrow Hep lead-free   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

Plasma cell myeloma (PCM) is characterized by the proliferation of malignant monoclonal plasma cells in the bone marrow. Hyperdiploidy with gains of odd numbered chromosomes, including 9, 11, and 15, has been associated with a more favorable outcome in myeloma patients. This test replaces FISH, Multiple Myeloma (5, 9, 15) (test code 19619), which is no longer available.

Please submit (1-3 mL bone marrow aspirate in transport media
(preferred) or in sodium heparin tubes.

Ship at room temperature. Do not freeze.

Specimen viability decreases during transit. Send specimen to testing
lab for viability determination. Do not reject.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Codes
88275,88271x3

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)






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