Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Cytogenetics- Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)

CMH Lab Section
Cytogenetics

Specimen Requirements
FISH may be performed on any tissue type that can be used to perform routine cytogenetic testing. Call the laboratory at (816) 802-1220 for further information or specific instructions

Availability
Routine or Stat

Turn Around Time
1 -10 days

Special Instructions
Indicate FISH probes or chromosomal region requested. Indicate the reason for referral on requisition.

Methodology
Labelled DNA probes hybridized to chromosomal/DNA in interphase or metaphase cell preparations and detected by fluorescence

Ranges
See Interpretative Report

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