Myelodysplastic States (MDS) Panel

Test Information

Myelodysplastic States (MDS) Panel is a FISH panel to screen for aneuploidy and chromosomal rearrangements associated with MDS.

Turnaround Time

7 days

CPT Code(s)

88275 x4, 88271 x10, 88291

Cost

$2,222


Chromosomes

-5/5q-
-7/7q-
trisomy 8
X and Y
t(9:22)
11q23
del20q12

Indications

This test is used to screen patients that are suspected to have MDS. It is also used to look for minimal residual disease in patients undergoing treatment or in patients thought to be going into or coming out of remission.

Specimen Requirements

This oncology FISH test can be performed on whole blood (sodium heparin, green top tube) or bone marrow. Follow collection and transport guidelines specific for each tissue type. Studies requested should be indicated at the time of sample submission.

Transport Instructions

Specimen should be kept at room temperature; do not freeze or refrigerate. Specimen should be sent by courier or overnight mail to arrive at the laboratory the next day.

Have Questions? Need Support?

Call our laboratory at 1-800-473-9411 or contact one of our Laboratory Genetic Counselors for assistance.
Robin Fletcher, MS, CGC
Falecia Thomas, MS, CGC

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