Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

20Q DELETION (FISH)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
F20QD      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: F20QD         Geisinger Epic ID: 33390

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Bone marrow (prefererd) or whole blood.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
Specimen required:
3 mL (min 1 mL) bone marrow in cell culture media (preferred) or green-top sodium heparin tube OR 3-5mL (min 2-3mL) whole blood in green-top sodium heparin tube
Special notes:
Clinical history and reason for referral are required with test order. Prior therapy and transplant history should be provided with test order.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
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, Chromosome 20q Deletion.
Methodology:
Fluorescent Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism
Synonyms:
FISH, Chromosome 20q Deletion

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Thursdays morning    
Performed stat? No
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