Test #

124

Test CPT Codes

88366

rea(3)(q27-28) BCL6

Test Type

Hematopathology

Test Disease

Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL), Aggressive B-Cell Lymphoma not otherwise specified, Follicular Lymphoma

Test Technology

FISH

Clinical Utility

Diagnostic, Follow-up

Test Specimen

  • Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) slides

Specimen Requirements

  • 4µM thick tissue sections on positively charged glass slides (2 slides per probe) and one corresponding H&E stained slide with area of interest marked

Specimen Collection

  • Specimen should be fixed in 10% neutral-buffered formalin or formaldehyde

Rejection Criteria

  • Improperly embedded prep; poor fixation <6 hours and >72 hours; decalcified bone or bone core; broken or dirty slides; absence of tumor or quantity not sufficient for analysis

Test Storage

  • Room temperature

Transport Conditions

  • Room temperature

Turnaround Time (TAT)

3-5 days

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