The fusion of TEL and ABL in human acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is a rare event.

@article{Janssen1995TheFO,
  title={The fusion of TEL and ABL in human acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is a rare event.},
  author={J. W. Janssen and Susan A. Ridge and Panos Papadopoulos and F. Cotter and W. D. Ludwig and Christa Fonatsch and Harald Rieder and Wolfram Ostertag and Claus Rainer Bartram and Leanne M Wiedemann},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={1995},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={222-4}
}
We have recently identified a common ALL patient which harboured a chromosomal fusion between the TEL gene on chromosome 12 and the ABL gene on chromosome 9. We designed an RT-PCR assay to screen 186 adult ALL and 30 childhood ALL patients for this novel translocation. We were unable to identify any additional cases with a TEL/ABL fusion product.