TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FF4QF    
FISH, HES/Leukemia, 4q12 Rearrangement (FIP1L1-PDGFRA)

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Submit only one of the following specimens:

 

Whole Blood

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Container/Tube: Green-top (sodium heparin)

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect blood in sodium heparin (green-top), send ambient

Min Volume: 3 mL

 

Bone Marrow

Specimen Type: Bone Marrow

Container/Tube: Green-top (sodium heparin)

Specimen Volume:  3 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect bone marrow in sodium heparin (green-top) tube, send ambient.

Min Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

Whole Blood 3 mL
Bone Marrow 1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icteric NA
Other  

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated