Test Catalog

Test ID: FBILM    
Biliary Tract Malignancy-Cytology, FISH

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Assessing bile duct brushing or hepatobiliary brushing specimens for malignancy

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
BILMBBiliary Tract Malignancy, FISHNoNo
BILMCBiliary Tract Malignancy, FISHNoNo
BILMDBiliary Tract Malignancy, FISHNoNo
BILMEBiliary Tract Malignancy, FISHNoNo
BILMFBiliary Tract Malignancy, FISHNoNo

Additional Tests Lists tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
BILMABiliary Tract Malignancy, FISHNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, FISH testing will be performed. When additional specimens are received, the laboratory will add BILMA to the first specimen, BILMB to the second specimen, BILMC to the third specimen, and so on.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Cytology Light Microscopy and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Biliary Tract Malignancy-Cyto/FISH

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Bile Duct Cancer, FISH
Bile Duct Cytology
Bile Duct Stricture Malignancy, FISH
Cholangiocarcinoma, FISH