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Test Name: FISH- Deletion 1 p, Glial neoplasia

Test Code(s): 886F5 / HC886F5

CPT Code(s): 88271 x 2, 88275

Methodology: Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Days Performed: Mon-Fri.

Turnaround Time: Routine: 6 - 7 days.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Tissue

Collection Instructions: Tissue must be fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin for 6-48 hours.

Collection Container: Preferred: 10% Formalin filled vial

Specimen Transport: Transport specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) at room temperature

Unacceptable Criteria: De-calcified tissue specimen


Interpretation

Interpretation provided with results.

astrocytoma oligodendroglioma

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