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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

FISH - FOXO1 Breakapart - Paraffin

Background

  • FKHR

Clinical Significance

FOXO1 (13q14) gene rearrangements

Test Name

FISH - FOXO1 Breakapart - Paraffin

Gene Name

  • FOXO1

Division

Cytogenetics

Method

In situ paraffin FISH (Fluorescence in situ hybridization)

External Proficiency Testing

CAP
QMPLS

Turn Around Time

5-9 working days

Disease/Condition

Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

Specimen Type

Paraffin sections

Minimum Specimen Requirements

Minimum of two 4 micron slides

Storage/Transportation

Room temperature

Special Requirements

If tumour constitutes only a portion of the specimen, include an adjacent H&E (Hematoxylin and Eosin)  slide indicating the area to be analyzed

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212

Interpretation

Provided