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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

FISH - DDIT3 Breakapart - Paraffin

Clinical Significance

DDIT3 (12q13) gene rearrangements

Test Name

FISH - DDIT3 Breakapart - Paraffin

Gene Name

  • DDIT3

Alternate Gene Name

CHOP

Division

Cytogenetics

Method

In situ paraffin FISH (Fluorescence in situ hybridization)

Turn Around Time

5-9 working days

Disease/Condition

Mixoid Liposarcoma

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