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Laboratory Information

Test Name

D12Z3 FISH

Synonyms

FISH
Fluorescent in situ hybridization

External Price (excl. GST)

$698.73

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