Fluorescent in situ hybridization
Includes culture processing charge.
2 - 10 ml bone marrow aspirate in RPMI, Bone marrow trephine in RPMI
4 ml Heparin (Dark green) Whole blood sterile. Do not centrifuge or freeze.
Blood Samples are preferred for CLL and ?LPN patients with peripheral lymphocytosis.
For other disorders, peripheral blood is suitable if there are >10% blasts in circulation.
Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient.
Urgent < 5 days, Non-urgent 18 days
Flourescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) with D13S319 and LAMP1 specific probes.
refer to report
Detect and characterise chromosome 13q14.3 deletions associated with Lymphoproliferative disorders.
CLL probe panel also available.
1 ml BMA in RPMI or 1.0 ml Heparin (Dark green) whole blood sterile .