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Test ID: FMEL    
Melanoma, FISH, Tissue

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

This test is intended to be used in conjunction with clinical and pathologic information to aid the pathologist in the differentiation of benign from malignant melanocytic lesions. 

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

This test does not include a pathology consult. If a pathology consultation is requested, 70012 Pathology Consultation should be ordered and the appropriate FISH test will be ordered and performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Melanoma, FISH, Ts

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Malignant melanocytic lesions
Melanocytic tumors
Skin cancer