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Test ID: 88905    
PDGFB, 22q13, for Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans/Giant Cell Fibroblastoma, FISH

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

Confirming the diagnosis of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)/giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) and excluding other spindle neoplasms that closely simulate the DFSP histology, including dermatofibroma (benign fibrous histiocytoma), neurofibroma, spindle cell lipoma, and a variety of other benign and malignant spindle cell neoplasms.

Additional Tests Lists test(s) that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
60254AP Special Studies ReviewNoYes

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

This test is performed in conjunction with 60254 / Anatomic Pathology Special Studies Review. Additional testing may be performed after review by pathologist. Upon approval from the requesting clinician, 60254 / Anatomic Pathology Special Studies Review could be changed to 70012 / Pathology Consultation, if determined to be more appropriate.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) with DNA Probes

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

PDGFB, 22q13, FISH

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

17;22 translocation
Translocation 17;22