Fluorescence in-situ hybridisation (FISH) -
1p/19q LOH and EGFR *
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
FISH should ideally be ordered on 'Oncoloy ISH Request' form

(specialised request form available from Tissue and Molecular

Pathology: (02) 8382 9156 and on the SydPath website) with relevant

clinical history. The test is non-rebatable from Medicare. Payment is

the responsibility of the requesting Dr and department unless a patient

consent to pay is provided. If patient is to be charged the patient

authorisation on the second page of request form must be completed

and signed.

Collection:
5 unstained 3um sections on coated slides or a paraffin-embedded

block of brain tumour or cytology cell block.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Results available within 7 working days of sample arrival in laboratory.

Laboratory:
FISH lab ()

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
FISH - 1p/19q loss in gliomas

Clinical Hyperlink:
ISH information page
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:

The paraffin block will be returned to the requesting laboratory with

the FISH report.
Download FISH request form:
Oncology ISH Request form
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:

Data Entry Code:

SydPath Division:
Anatomical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 27/05/2020 16:34:35
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