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Test Name:ALK FISH (Lymphoma)
Test Number:
Collect:5 mm3 involved tissue
Container:Specimen cup filled with sterile saline or RPMI /culture medium.
Processing:Submit entire specimen (fresh tissue)
Do not heat or freeze and do not add fixative
Alternate Names:Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
Performing Lab:AHL - Cytogenetics; Z
Days Set Up:Mo - Fr
Expected TAT:7 days
Ref. Ranges:Normal or Abnormal with interpretation
Processing Details:
***This is NOT the FDA approved NSCLC morphometric ALK FISH test***

Place specimen in sterile saline or RPMI / culture medium.
Do not place specimen in formalin.
Send within 24 hr.

Cytogenetics Specimen Collection

Test Ordering For Excellian Users:
Excellian orders must come through Pathology
Method:Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
CPT Codes:Bill Code: ALKF

88271 x2
Supply Connection:Cytogenetics Oncology Request form
Date Created:06/10/2015
Revised Date:06/15/2015