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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Detection of E2A-CIZ; t(12;19) (p13;p13)

Clinical Significance

E2A-CIZ fusion gene is seen in acute lymphocytic leukemia with t(12;19) (p13;p13).

Test Name

Detection of E2A-CIZ; t(12;19) (p13;p13)

Gene Name

  • E2A-CIZ fusion gene


Haematopathology- Molecular Haematology


RT PCR (Real-time polymerase chain reaction) (end point)


ALL (Acute lymphocytic leukemia)

Specimen Type

Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow Aspirate

Minimum Specimen Requirements

2 mL


Room Temperature (on ice if shipping takes more than 48 hrs).

Special Requirements

Sample to be collected in EDTA or Sodium citrate (preservative) Please call Laboratory prior to shipping your samples

Shipping and Contact Information

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