Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridization (FISH-Hematological Blood)
Shivanand R. Patil Cytogenetics & Molecular Laboratory
Department of Pediatrics
|Green top tube 10 mL (Na Heparin) Hospital Stores #907693
5-10 cc adult, 2 cc infants of venous blood collected in a green-top
Vacutainer® with sodium heparin. Invert tube to mix
well. Label the tube with patient name and medical record number. DO
NOT FREEZE OR CENTRIFUGE.
Submit specimen to laboratory as soon as possible after collection. After hours specimens should be taken to Specimen Control. For
questions after hours, call (319) 356-1616 and ask the operator to
page the cytogenetics on-call staff at pager #5525. Provide details
of clinical information.
Specimens accepted in the lab Monday-Friday, 0800-1700.
Allow 3-5 days for final results.
Varies for each probe (set). Unique sequence probes labeled with
fluorochrome. Contact lab for details.
Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridization (FISH)
88271 x # of probes
88275 x # of probes, 88291