What is the role of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) studies in the evaluation of acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) studies can be used to get an overview of cytogenetic abnormalities more quickly than can be done with traditional cytogenetic studies. However, FISH does not replace cytogenetics.


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