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AML1/ETO, Cytogenetics FISH Study t(8;21)

Sterile plastic (polystyrene) screw cap tube containing sterile medium. 

These containers may be obtained from the Cytogenetics laboratory (984)974-1790 upon request.

Test ID   LAB5504
CPT Code(s)   88271 x 2, 88275
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Cytogenetics
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 1.5-2cc Bone marrow placed into bone marrow collection media; keep at room temperature; see Comments for additional specimen information
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/7 days
Turnaround Time         Routine: <21 days 
    Preliminary result: 48-72 hours

Please place a "Cytogenetics, Cancer (non-blood)" order-LAB5504.

Deliver sample to the Core Laboratory within 24 hours. 

Always call the Cytogenetics Laboratory to inform of sample being sent (984)974-1790.  If the laboratory is closed leave a message that includes your name and phone/pager#, the patient's name and the sample type.
Use sterile technique and close all containers tightly.  Label all containers with patient name, hospital #, date collected, and physician's name.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 04, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514