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S52537: FISH, Multiple Myeloma, IGH/MAF, t(14;16) [16965] Print View
FISH, Myeloma, t(14;16) FISH     

PRIMARY
1 Bone Marrow Heparinized 3 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  WB NaHep Trace Metal   Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood Heparin Tan 3 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood Heparin 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  

Translocation(14;16) (IGH/MAF) provides important prognostic information in patients with multiple myeloma.

1-3 mL Bone marrow in transport medium, 5mm x 5mm fresh tumor biopsy
in transport medium, paraffin embedded formalin fixed tumor biopsy.
Bone marrow in sodium heparin tube (green top) is preferred, dark
/royal blue, tan top are acceptable. Ship at room temperature. Bone
marrow transport medium is available upon request.

In rare cases of plasma cell leukemia, peripheral blood, typically
with greater than 20% plasma cells, is an acceptable specimen. For
blood sample, please submit 3-5 mL in sodium heparin tube (Green,
dark/royal blue or tan top).

SPECIMEN VIABILITY DECREASES DURING TRANSIT. SEND SPECIMEN
TO TESTING LAB FOR VIABILITY DETERMINATION. DO NOT REJECT.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
5 days

CPT Codes
88271x2,88275

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.






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