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ALL Adult FISH Panel (Acute lymphoblastic leukemia)
Probes: MYC (8q24), MLL (11q23), BCR/ABL1/ASS1 t(9:22), ETV6/RUNX1 t(12:21) (probes may be ordered separately)
Disease(s): Acute lymphoblastic (lymphocytic leukemia (B-cell ALL), B lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL), adult
Bone Marrow Aspirate and Peripheral Blood
|Additional Processing Details||
Transport to the testing lab at room temp is acceptable. Do not allow sample to overheat or freeze. Use cold pack for transport, making sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen
Complete the Incyte Diagnostics hematology requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label the specimen containers with patient's full name, second unique identifier, and specimen site/source. Please provide a copy of the patient's complete blood count (CBC) report
|Unacceptable Specimen Conditions||
Specimen containers without two (2) patient identifiers, specimens submitted in inappropriate collection media, frozen specimens.
Fluorescence in-Situ Hybridization (FISH)
3-5 working days from receipt
7 days after release of final report
Clinical Significance: The adult ALL FISH panel is used for the detection of recurrent chromosome abnormalities observed in adults with ALL of B-cell lineage and B lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL).
If Flow Cytometry studies are also being ordered, it is preferable to submit an EDTA (purple top) tube specifically for Flow Cytometry. if only one tube can be submitted, please submit one sodium heparin (green top) tube for both FISH and Flow Cytometry studies