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fish for insight (chromosomes should be performed simultaneously)
Synonyms: FISH FOR 13, 18, 21, AND X & Y 
Computer Code: (FISHA)
Specimen Collection: 1-2 mL whole blood in sodium heparin (green top) tube.
Amniotic fluid: Two 15 mL conical tubes. 
Minimum Volume: No min. Lab will attempt on any amount. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate specimen. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: INPATIENT: INPATIENT CYTOGENETIC REQUISITION OUTPATIENT: GENZYME FISH/ CYTOGENETICS REQUISITION - INCLUDE BILLING INFO
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 1-2 days at reference lab 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 88271x5, 88275 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/30/2014
Time: 11:16:15 (24hr)