Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

FISH, P53, DELETION 17P13.1

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2800         Geisinger Epic ID: 33377

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Biopsy or bone marrow or lymph node (preferred); whole blood also acceptable.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
Specimen required:
5mm x 5mm biopsy in culture transport media, or 1-3 mL bone marrow in culture transport media, or 5mm x 5mm lymph node specimen in culture transport media (all preferred); also acceptable 3-5 mL (min 2-3 mL) whole blood or 1-3 mL bone marrow in sodium heparin green-top tube.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Biopsy: Room temperature. Bone marrow: Room temperature. Refrigerating bone marrow specimens is not recommended. Lymph Node: Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unspecified. Refrigerated: Unspecified. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Interpretive report.
CPT code(s):
88271, 88275
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
FISH p53 Deletion.
Methodology:
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Synonyms:
FISH, p53, Deletion 17p13.1
Quest test code 14501
FISH53

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