Probes: PML/RARA t(15;17)
Disease(s): AML, APL (AML-M3)
Note: PML-RARA FISH is performed STAT when ordered as a stand-alone test (outside a panel). Note MD contact name and phone number to receive STAT results.
Bone Marrow Aspirate: 1-2mL Sodium Heparin Tube. EDTA tube is acceptable Peripheral Blood: 2-5mL Sodium Heparin Tube. EDTA tube is acceptable Fresh, Unfixed Tissue: Tissue in RPMI Fluids: Equal parts RPMI to specimen volume. Paraffin Block or Cut Slides: N/A
Refrigerate specimen. Do not freeze. Use cold pack for transport, making sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.
STAT results are reported 12-24 hours from receipt in the NeoGenomics laboratory.