Lab Test : FISH, Miscellaneous (call to arrange)

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Alternate:fluroescence in situ hybridization, microdeletion
Department:Cytogenetics Laboratory
Phone:(937) 641-3801; On Call Pager (937) 334-0192
Available:Lab open Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM. On Call hours are 5:00PM Friday through 10:00PM Sunday and holidays; specimens accepted in the main lab daily
Turnaround:7 days
Volume:1-5mL; 1mL for newborns
Container:sodium heparin or heparinized syringe; NOT ACCEPTABLE - microtainers with serum separators, lithium heparin tubes; DO NOT CENTRIFUGE
Temperature:room temperature 24 hours; 4 degrees C acceptable if shipping next day
Rejection:MUST INCLUDE INDICATION WHEN ORDERING; will attempt to process any volume of specimen received; will attempt to process clotted specimens; outcome may not be ideal
Uses:used to detect presence of a specific target region on chromosome
Method:fluorescence in situ hybridization

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