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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

CBFB breakapart (FISH )

Synonyms

16q22 (CBFB) del/rearr
inv 16
FISH
Fluorescent in situ hybridization

Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

1. Haematology referral required.

2. Specimens should be sent to Cytogenetics Waikato DHB laboratory for processing and slides of cultured cells/chromosomes dispatched for FISH analysis.

Adult Specimen

2 ml Bone marrow aspirate. 4 ml Heparin (Dark green - non gel) whole blood. Do not centrifuge or freeze.

Paediatric Specimen

2 ml Bone marrow aspirate. 4 ml Heparin (Dark green - non gel) whole blood. Do not centrifuge or freeze.

Sample Delivery to Lab

Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient.

Test Information

Department

Sendaway - Cytogenetics

Referred Out

LabPlus

Minimum Volume

1ml Bone marrow aspirate in RPMI. Paediatric 0.5ml Bone marrow aspirate in RPMI.

Electronic Information

Registration Code

CBFBFP

HL7Mapping Code

$CBFBF