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

10 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

Peripheral blood or bone marrow will be accepted for this test. Specimens should be collected in an EDTA, lavendar top tube.

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 within 24 hours.

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
Kellie Walden, MS, CGC

FISH Panels, Oncology Testing, Panel
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