i(17q) RARa
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000528949.1
Last updated in GTR: 2015-12-09
Last annual review date for the lab: 2021-09-08 Past due LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis; Prognostic
Chronic myelogenous leukemia, BCR-ABL1 positive; Precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Cytogenetics - FISH-interphase: Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
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Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
Test short name: Help
Specimen Source: Help
  • Cell culture
  • Paraffin block
  • Fresh tissue
  • Peripheral (whole) blood
  • Frozen tissue
  • White blood cell prep
  • Bone marrow
  • Isolated DNA
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Who can order: Help
  • Health Care Provider
  • Genetic Counselor
Test Order Code: Help
Contact Policy: Help
Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
How to Order: Help
Requisition form required.
No deliveries accepted on Sundays.
Order URL
Test development: Help
Test developed by laboratory (no manufacturer test name)
Informed consent required: Help
Decline to answer
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 2
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Chromosomal regions/Mitochondria Help
Total chromosomal regions/mitochondria: 1
Chromosomal region/Mitochondrion Associated condition
Total methods: 1
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Diagnosis; Prognostic
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Technical Information
Availability: Help
Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
Assay Sensitivity & Specificity For probe sensitivity and specificity, peripheral blood specimens from five normal males (all karyotyped 46,XY) were hybridized with each probe or probe set. Two hundred metaphases (40 per male) total were analyzed for the specificity of probe hybridization. At least 5 images were taken for each … View more
Assay limitations: Help
Genetic changes other than those assayed here cannot be ruled out on the basis of this testing.
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help

Method used for proficiency testing: Help

PT Provider: Help
American College of Medical Genetics / College of American Pathologists, ACMG/CAP
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Regulatory Approval
FDA Review: Help
Category: FDA exercises enforcement discretion
NYS CLEP Approval: Help
Number: 8680
Status: Approved
Additional Information

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