FISH studies


Test Information

Test Name

FISH studies

Synonyms

Southern blot

Preferred Specimen

Heparin (whole blood)

Testing Location

Referral


Collection Information

Preparation

  • If a routine karyotype is required please state on the request form

Processing Information

Registration Code

FISH

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • DO NOT freeze

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Transport

Weekend: Specimens should arrive at WHL by Friday morning. Hold specimen on a weekend. Specimen delivery Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient