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NeoGenomics News

November 4, 2019 – ALL Ph-Like, NTRK FISH Updates & PTEN Scoring Change

Tech-only FISH clients including New York:  All 3 FISH Signal Guides are updated as of today. Please download new versions Non-NY 13.4, New York 6.3, NeoTYPE non-NY 7.1.

Changes include:

-ALL Ph-Like FISH is available as tech-only (non-NY and NY)

-New NTRK 1, 2, 3 Panel (non-NY)

-PTEN FISH is simplified from tri-color to dual-color with removal of the GRID1 probe for cases accessioned November 4 and after; new signal patterns and cut-offs apply (non-NY, NeoTYPE). Please review macros carefully as there will be macros for each version of the test available during this transition period.  

Specimen Packaging Notice

When sending us a specimen, please ensure you are sending an appropriately packaged specimen without biopsy needles, blades, or any other foreign object. Inappropriate packaging will result in viability issues for fresh specimens, health hazards for those working with the specimen, delay in turnaround time, and/or minimal tissue issues. If you have any questions please contact our Client Services team at 866.776.5907, option 3.