FISH TEST (Fluorescent in-situ Hybridisation)
Department: Referred Immunology
Alternate Names for Test: CATCH 22
FLUORESCENT IN SITU HYBRIDISATION
WILLIAMS SYNDROME
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Patient Preparation: Collect sample Monday - Friday ONLY if received in Main Lab by 3pm NOT Saturday or 
before Public Holiday.
Sample Type:

1x Green (Lithium Heparin) tube 6.0mL

Minimum Sample Volume: Children: 2mL, Infants: 1-2mL
Referred Specimens:
Referred to: Wellington Regional Genetics Laboratory, CCDHB
Link to Reference Lab Website: http://www.wellingtongenetics.co.nz/
Preferred Aliquot: Primary heparin tube
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Ambient
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Ambient
In the Lab:
Lab Test Code: RFISH
Turnaround Time: 3 weeks
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Provided with Reference Laboratory result.
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: http://www.rcpamanual.edu.au/index.php?option=com_pttests&view=tests&Itemid=77
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Jan Tenberge
Department Name: Specimen Reception
Phone: (04) 3815900 ext 717
Fax: (04) 3815948
Email: jtenberge@apath.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 11/09/2013
Website last updated on 13/10/2014 08:43

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