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PML-RARa t(15,17) screen, bone marrow

Lab Section: 

Molecular Diagnostics

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB2208

 

Methodology: 

Real Time RT-PCR

Schedule: 

Once/week

Reported: 

1 week, 3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Bone Marrow in a Lavender Top.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Transport: DELIVER PROMPTLY TO LAB.
Handling: Refrigerate.
Stability: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Patient is suspect of having a t(15;17) translocation

Reference Interval: 

See Interpretation.

CPT Code(s): 

81315

Last Changed: 

10/07/2016 09:59:47

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 12:45 PM