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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

FISH - FUS Breakapart - Paraffin

Clinical Significance

FUS (16p11.2)) gene rearrangements

Test Name

FISH - FUS Breakapart - Paraffin

Gene Name

  • FUS

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

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 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