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Test Code CY014 UroVysion FISH Test for Recurrent Bladder Cancer

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory


Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Note: UroVysion Bladder Cancer Kit, 4 color, 4 probe DNA sequences homologous to specific regions on chromosomes 3, 7, 9, and 17.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine, random

Container/Tube: CytoLyt vial

Specimen Volume: 25 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 25 mL

Collection Instructions: Voided or catheter urine is acceptable.

Additional Information:

1. Label vial with patient’s name, date of birth, Social Security number, date of collection, and type of specimen.

2. Indicate urine, and specify FISH test for bladder cancer.

Forms: Cytology Laboratory Requisition in Special Instructions.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday, Thursday
Turnaround Time:
STAT: not available
Routine: 5 working days

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Note: Professional charges may be applied.

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only

Laboratory Processing Instructions:

Test performed in BJH Cytology. Deliver to Surgical Pathology receiving window as soon as possible. Keep refrigerated if transport is delayed.

Specimen Transport Temperature


Special Instructions