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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Smith-Magenis (FISH)

Synonyms

17p11.2(FLII) deletion
FISH
Fluorescent in situ hybridization

Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

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

Adult Specimen

4ml Heparin (Dark green – non gel) whole blood sterile

Paediatric Specimen

4ml Heparin (Dark green – non gel) whole blood sterile

Sample Delivery to Lab

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

Test Information

Department

Sendaway - Cytogenetics

Referred Out

LabPlus

Minimum Volume

 Adult  1ml. Paediatric 0.5 ml.

 

Electronic Information

Registration Code

SMIP

HL7Mapping Code

$SMI