FISH (Add. Probe)
Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.
Whole blood or Bone Marrow
Preferred: sodium heparin (green-top) tube.
Alternative: Sodium heparin (royal-blue) tube • Sodium heparin, lead-free (tan-top) tube
For constitutional studies: Submit 5-10 peripheral whole blood in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube.
For hematological malignancy studies: Send 1-3 mL bone marrow or peripheral whole blood in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube.
Specimen viability decreases during transit. Send specimen to testing lab for viability.