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Common abbreviation for Fluoresence In Situ Hybridization. A method using DNA probes for determining many chromosomal abnormalities associated with CML by analyzing peripheral blood or bone marrow. FISH usually looks at standard 200 interphase cells, and is thus more sensitive than conventional chromosomal analysis. FISH does not look at dividing or metaphase cells.

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