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FIP1L1-PDGFRA fusion by FISH

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA or Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 3 mL WB or 2 mL BM

Minimum Vol: 2 mL WB or 1 mL BM


Note: Record specimen type and date/time of collection on label.


Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage Location: Affix large Cerner label to vacutainer. Store sample in room temp Send Outs rack.


Off-site Collection: Do not draw after hours and on weekends. Do not spin, store and transport room temp.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow Room temp 3 d
  Refrigerated 3 d
  Frozen N



STAT Performed TAT
Y   7 - 14 d


Performing Laboratory

University of Washington Medical Center

Cytogenetics and Genomics Laboratory

1959 NE Pacific Street, Room NW-125

BOX 356100

Seattle, WA 98195-6100


Phone: (206) 598-4488


Department: Send Outs


Phone: (206) 987-2563


Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.



Analytical Volume:


CPT Codes

Please call the Client Services Department  at (206) 987-2617 for CPT code(s).

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: FIP1L1-PDGFRA fusion by FISH
Reference Test Number: 454
Instructions: Send sample to Monday - Friday with the UW courier. Specimens are accepted 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week.