7q31 / del 7q pin

FISH

7q31 / del 7q

Alternate Test Names:
7q31/CEP7
MDS Panel test
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Panel test

Methodology: FISH

Clinical Significance:
This FISH probe set detects deletion of 7q31 and monosomy 7, which are chromosomal abnormalities seen in myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). This FISH test is frequently utilized in the workup of MDS, which is a heterogeneous group of clonal myeloid stem cell disorders. Deletion of 7q31 is associated with an intermediate prognosis while monosomy 7 is associated with a poor prognosis.

Probe type: Dual color enumeration

Organ: Blood/Bone Marrow, Body Fluids, Lymph Node / Spleen

Disease State: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) / Myeloid Sarcoma, Myelodysplastic Syndromes

CPT Code(s): 88374 (reference only; CPTs may vary)

Turnaround Time: Within 3-4 business days of receipt

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Specimen Requirements:
• Peripheral blood, Preferred: 3 ml in sodium heparin (green top) / Acceptable: 3 ml in EDTA (purple top) - OR -
• Bone marrow aspirate, Preferred: 1-2 ml in sodium heparin (green top) / Acceptable: 1-2 ml in EDTA (purple top) - OR -
• Fresh tissue in RPMI

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