Haematological Technical FISH
Pilot - Not Accredited
Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) Acute Lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN)
PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME:
Analysis for detection of recurrent translocations and copy number changes in leukaemia: fixed cell suspensions for interphase FISH studies.
MATERIAL PROVIDED: Cells: fixed suspension
DISTRIBUTIONS PER YEAR: 1
SAMPLES PER DISTRIBUTION: 2
FREQUENCY OF DISTRIBUTION: 1
PROGRAMME OF ANALYSIS:
Testing of genomic copy number changes and structural rearrangements by FISH. Testing to include break-apart probes, fusion probes and copy number probes for recurrent aberrations.
Details of the performance criteria for this programme can be obtained from UK NEQAS Genomics (GenQA) directly.
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