Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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


Sunquest Test Code:
FISHX3      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: FISHX3         Geisinger Epic ID: 33418

Specimen type:
Bone marrow, fresh tissue, lymph node, chorionic villi, amniotic fluid, or whole blood.
Preferred collection container:
Sterile centrifuge tube
Specimen required:
Minimum 3-5 mL whole blood in green-top sodium heparin tube OR minimum 1-3 mL bone marrow in culture transport medium (preferred) or green-top sodium heparin tube; OR 40 mg (min 20 mg) chorionic villi submitted in sterile container with Hanks' or Ringer's Solution; OR 20 mL fresh amniotic fluid submitted in sterile, non-toxic centrifuge tubes room temperature; OR 2 x 3 mm fresh tissue, submitted in a sterile container with Hanks' or Ringer's solution; OR 5 x 5 mm fresh lymph node submitted in culture transport medium.

Transport temperature:
Lymph Node and Fresh Tissue/Lymph Node: Refrigerated.
Bone Marrow, Whole Blood, Chronic Villi, and Amniotic Fluid: Room Temperature.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen.

Interpretation guide:
Interpretive report.
CPT code(s):
88271 x3, 88275 x3
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 locus specific probe x3.
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Quest test code 10451

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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