19p13/19q13 deletion | FISH

Test Details Detects deletions of 1p36
Relevant condition(s) Oligodendroglioma
Methodology Fluorescence in-situ hybridization
Performed Monday – Friday
Turnaround 3 – 5 days; STAT FISH performed within 24 – 48 hours
Specimen requirements Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue samples (blocks or unstained slides)
Sample collection Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue samples (blocks or unstained slides)
Minimum sample volume Not applicable as long as tumor cells are present
Storage/Transport Conditions Room temperature
Unacceptable Conditions Tissue samples on un-charged microscope slides, previously stained slides (H&E, IHC, etc.)
CPT Code(s) 88377

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