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IgHV mutation analysis by sequencing

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB7836

 

Synonyms: 

IGHV genes

Methodology: 

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing

Schedule: 

Varies

Reported: 

16-18 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: Transport 5 mL whole blood OR 3 mL bone marrow. (Min: 1 mL whole blood OR 1 mL bone marrow) Specimens must be received within 48 hours of collection due to lability of RNA.

Transport: Refrigerate.
Handling: Refrigerate immediately after collecting.
Unacceptable conditions: Serum or plasma. Frozen or clotted specimens. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Severely hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Determine risk group in newly diagnosed CLL.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0040227

CPT Code(s): 

81263

Last Changed: 

8/23/2017 3:54:08 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 3:54:15 PM