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Multiple Myeloma FISH Panel (Plasma Cell Enriched)

Alias/Synonym: MM, PCD, Multiple Myeloma Panel, Plasma cell dyscrasia

CPT Code: 88368, 88377x5

Includes:
RB1, 1p/1q, P53, IGH/CCND1, IGH/FGFR3, IGH/MAF
Specimen Type, Preferred:
Bone marrow aspirate
Specimen Type, Alternate:
Peripheral blood
Sample Quantity, Preferred:
2-3 mL
Sample Quantity, Minimum:
>0.5 mL
Transport Container:
Green top (Sodium Heparin) tube
Lavender top (EDTA) tube
Transport Temperature:
Room temperature
Collection Instructions:
N/A
Specimen Stability:
Room temperature: 7 day(s)
Rejection Criteria:
Frozen
Clotted
Clinical Significance:
Detects the most common recurrent genetic abnormalities in Plasma Cell Neoplasm.
Limitations:
FISH can only detect aberrations specifically targeted by probe used.
Turnaround Time:
3 day(s)
Reference Ranges:
Quantitative analysis : cutoff value %