Laboratory Information

Test Name D12Z3 FISH
Synonyms FISH
Fluorescent in situ hybridization
External Price (excl. GST) $685.03
Price Comment Includes culture processing charge of $285.03. FISH only price $400.00

Specimen Collection

Patient Specimen 2 ml BMA in RPMI or 4ml Heparin Whole blood sterile
Minimum Volume 1 ml BMA in RPMI or 1.0 ml Heparin Whole blood sterile
Sample Delivery to Lab Specimen delivery Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient

Test Information

Department Cytogenetics
Test Availability Mon -Fri, 0800-1630
Laboratory Testing Time Urgent 5 days, Non-urgent 18 days
Method Flourescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) with D12Z3 specific probes to identify and characterise chromosome 12 centromere anaomalies.
Uncertainty Of Measurement Refer to report

Electronic Information

Registration Code FD12Z3
HL7Mapping Code $FD12Z3