|Alternate:||fluroescence in situ hybridization|
|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|
|Specimen:||bone marrow from FIRST PULL during bone marrow extraction OR whole blood; use sterile precautions|
|Volume:||2-3mL bone marrow, 3-5mL blood|
|Container:||sodium heparin or heparinized syringe; NOT ACCEPTABLE - microtainers with serum separators, lithium heparin tubes; DO NOT CENTRIFUGE|
|Temperature:||room temperature; DO NOT REFRIGERATE|
|Rejection:||MUST INCLUDE INDICATION WHEN ORDERING; MUST INCLUDE WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT WHEN ORDERING; will attempt to process any volume of specimen received; will attempt to process clotted specimens; outcome may not be ideal|
|Uses:||to direct diagnosis, treatment and prognosis in oncology|
|Method:||fluorescence in situ hybridization|
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