Urine for UroVysion FISH

Urine for UroVysion

Test Name: Urine FISH
Method Name: Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
Results: Negative, Positive
Clinical Significance: To detect aneuploidy for chromosomes 3,7,17, and loss of the 9p21 locus via fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in urine specimens from persons with hematuria suspected of having bladder cancer.
Submission Criteria: A minimum of 33ml voided urine in UroCyte urine preservative. Refrigerate immediately and ship specimen within 24 hours of collection.
Rejection Criteria: Rejection criteria include but are not limited to those with:

1.  Mismatched requisitions
2. Specimens without TWO patient identifiers
3. Specimens stored or shipped incorrectly
4. Specimens collected using expired reagents
5. Specimens submitted without approval
6. Inadequate specimen volume

Authorization: Diagnostic testing can only be performed with approval from an authorized provider/agency.
Turn Around Time: 72 hours