CHIC2 4q12 Deletion (FIP1L1 and PDGFRA Fusion) by FISH - LG5954

Sunquest Code:MMMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 6-7 days.
Special Instructions:Provide a reason for referral with each specimen. The laboratory will not reject testing if this information is not provided, but appropriate testing and interpretation may be compromised or delayed. Reflex testing performed as appropriate. Additional charges will apply.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood or bone marrow
Optimal Volume:10 mL blood or 2 mL bone marrow
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL blood or 1 mL bone marrow
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Send blood or bone marrow in a green (sodium heparin, no gel) container.
Causes for Rejection:Clotted blood or bone marrow

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:CHICF


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Providing diagnostic genetic information for patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) and systemic mast cell disease (SMCD) involving CHIC2 deletion.

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