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Oncology sample information

Haematological malignancy

Indications

  • Diagnosis
  • Monitoring (remission and bone marrow transplants)
  • Relapse
  • Disease staging
  • Investigations
  • Karyotyping (detection of numerical and large structural abnormalities)
  • FISH for loss / gain / translocations / inversions etc.
  • FISH on PETs

Sample type: Bone marrow, blood

Solid tumours

Indications

  • Diagnosis
  • Disease staging

Investigations

Karyotyping of tumour biopsy (detection of numerical and large structural abnormalities).

  • FISH for loss / gain / translocations / inversions etc
  • FISH on paraffin embedded tumour sections
  • FISH for Her2 amplification

Sample type: Tumour biopsy, PETs

Her2 FISH studies are requested via OUH Cell Pathology - please contact our laboratory for new referrals.

Oncology turnaround time

Our reporting times comply with the national reporting time guidelines of the Association for Clinical Genetic Science.

Service Agreement

By sending a sample, accompanied by a completed laboratory referral form, the user enters into an agreement for the Genetics Laboratory to provide the service or test requested and agrees to the terms and conditions.

Last updated: 26-Oct-2016 by Claire Scott

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