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16965: Fish, Multiple Myeloma, IGH/MAF, t(14;16) Print View
FISH, Myeloma,t(14;16) FISH     
Clinical Indication:      
Prior Therapy/Transplant:      

PRIMARY
1 Bone Marrow Transport Med 3 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Bone Marrow Hep(Royal Bl)   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  Bone Marrow Heparinized   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  Bone Marrow Hep lead-free   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

The IGH/MAF translocation, t(14;16), provides important prognostic information in patients with plasma cell myeloma.

1-3 mL bone marrow in transport medium, bone marrow in sodium
heparin tube (green top) is preferred, dark/royal blue, tan top are
acceptable. Ship at room temperature. Bone marrow transport medium is
available upon request.

Specimen viability decreases during transit. Send specimen to testing
lab for viability determination. Do not reject.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
5 days

CPT Codes
88271x2,88275

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Fluorescence in situ Hybridization Assay Category: Laboratory Developed Test/ASR Class 1






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