Test Overview
Test Methodology

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Test Usage

A neoplastic clone is detected when the percent of cells with an abnormality exceeds the normal reference range for any given probe. This test should not be used to track the progress of disease.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

10 days

Soft Order Code
PCPDF
MiChart Code
FISH for Plasma Cell Proliferative Disorder, Multiple Myeloma (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • PCPD
  • PCPRR: Reason for Referral
  • PCPDF
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo PCPDF
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect bone marrow in a green top (sodium heparin) tube. Invert several times to mix. Store and transport at room temperature.

Alternate Specimen
Blood is acceptable only if there are circulating plasma cells documented by Hematopathologic evaluation.
Normal Volume
2 mL bone marrow
Minimum Volume
1 mL bone marrow
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
varies; refer to report
NY State Approved
No