Biliary tract malignancy by FISH

Alphabetical Test listing

Biliary tract malignancy by FISH-994

  
Biliary tract malignancy by FISH
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

Assessing bile duct brushing or hepatobiliary brushing specimens for malignancy

  
Bile duct brushing, bile duct aspirate, hepatobiliary brushing, or hepatobiliary aspirate
  

Sterile container

  
20 mL
  

ThinPrep vial (PreservCyt vial/CytoLyt solution)

  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient (OK)

  
  • Pancreatic mass
  • Pancreatic cyst
  • Pancreatic fine-needle aspiration (FNA) 
  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (BILAO): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
5 - 7 days
  

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)

  

No abnormality detected by fluorescence in situ hybridization

  
A positive FISH result does not identify location or type of malignancy. FISH abnormalities may be associated with high-grade dysplasia or carcinoma in situ. Cytology and biopsy may help clarify such situations.
  
88377
  
11/01/2017
  
04/09/2020
  
04/14/2020