transfusion associated graft verus host disease XY FISH

Also known as

XY fluorescent insitu hybridisation

Request a test

Please contact the Bone Marrow laboratory to arrange the test in advance

Additional information

Sample volume is dependent upon cellular concentration of sample. Please check the WBC and differential count of the patient and discuss with the laboratory before taking the sample. If performed with TRECS no additional sample is required A sample from an implicated donor is highly desirable.

Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

venous blood or bone marrow, EDTA or ACD. Please refer to additional information regarding sample volume.

Turnaround time

72 hrs


Upon request

Call in advance?

Please contact the laboratory to arrange the test in advance


The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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