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CEBPA mutation detection, bone marrow

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB6632 
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Reported: 16 days for routine orders.
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Bone Marrow in Lavender Top.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Handling: Do not Freeze..
Unacceptable conditions: Serum or plasma. Frozen or clotted specimens. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Severely hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: Refrigerated: 5 days

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Initial test for prognostication of CN-AML. Negative result does not preclude the presence of CEBPA mutations in rare AML cells below the detection limit of this test.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81218
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 18:04:35
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:42:00