Biliary Tract Malignancy, Fish Only - Unavailable; Reorder as ARMISC for test 2002528

Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
CPT Codes: 88377 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5-7 days.

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:Bile duct aspirate, bile duct brushing, hepatobiliary aspirate, or hepatobiliary brushings
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection
Minimum\Peds Volume:20 mL
Collection Instructions:
  1. If performing local cytology before processing specimen, aliquot half the specimen into another ThinPrep vial.
  2. Retain 1 aliquot for local cytology and submit the second aliquot for analysis at Mayo Medical Laboratories.
  3. Submission of the residual specimen (after processing for cytology) may compromise the sensitivity of the test.
  4. Label each specimen with specific source (e.g., right hepatic duct or common bile duct).
Causes for Rejection:Cyst, fine-needle aspiration (FNA) or pancreatic mass or cyst

Processing and Shipping

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


Reference Range:No abnormality detected by fluorescence in situ hybridization. An interpretive report is provided.
Use:Assessing bile duct brushing or hepatobiliary brushing specimens for malignancy.

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