FISH for MYC (8q24) Tissue
- 88377 - QTY (1)
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories
|Volume||Type||Container||Collect Temperature||Transport Temperature||Special Instructions|
|One||Paraffin block||Clean container||Containing representative tissue.|
|Four||Slide (s), unstained||Clean container||4 um tissue sections on electrostatically charged slides containing representative tumor. Tissue must be formalin fixed. Samples must not be fixed in B5 or Prefer fixative.|
|Ambient||Blocks and slides should be transported at ambient temperature.|
5 days per week
3 - 5 days
|Fluorescent In-Situ Hybridization (FISH)|
4 um tissue sections on electrostatically charged slides containing representative tumor. Tissue must be formalin fixed. Samples must not be fixed in B5 or Prefer fixative.
This test is used for the identification of MYC translocations, as seen in Burkitt lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and other hematolymphoid neoplasms. This assay employs a break-apart probe strategy and does not identify the translocation partner gene.