Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : ALK, FISH Order Code : CGFi ALK
Synonyms: Fluorescence in situ hybridization; ALK gene rearrangement; Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma; Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
Specimen Type: Whole Blood, Bone Marrow or other Cellular Fluid
Container Type: Green-top tube (Sodium heparin), other Cellular Fluid, sterile container.
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Fluorescence in situ hybridization, breakapart probes, interphase analysis.
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 12-14 days
Special Handling: Transport at Room Temperature
CPT Codes: 88271 x 2, 88275,
Department: Cytogenetics