Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

FISH, EWING/PNET, EWSR1, 22Q12 REARRANGEMENTS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2250         Geisinger Epic ID: 33422

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Biopsy, bone marrow or formalin-fixed, paraffin block
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
3 mL (minimum 1 mL) bone marrow collected in culture transport medium (preferred) or sodium heparin tube (also acceptable), OR minimum of 5x5 fresh biopsy specimen submitted in culture transport medium, OR 5x5 mm formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Bone marrow and paraffin block: Room remperature: Biopsy specimen: Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature, refrigerated: Not specified. Frozen: Not aceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Interpretive report.
CPT code(s):
88275, 88271 x2
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, Ewing/PNET, EWSR1, 22q12 Rearrangements.
Methodology:
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Synonyms:
FEPE

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Quest Diagnostics

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Frequency: Monday-Friday morning    
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