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Test Code HLX BCR-ABL by PCR BCR/ABL mRNA Detection for t9:22(p210,p190), Quantitative, RT-PCR

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplification/Capillary Electrophoresis

Reference Values

See report.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83891 - DNA extract-purify

83898 x 2 - amplification

83902 - reverse transcription

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Blood

Container/Tube:  Lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s)

Specimen:  4 mL (minimum volume:  1 mL) of EDTA whole blood in original VACUTAINER(S)®

Transport Temperature:  Ambient

Collection Instructions:  Invert several times to mix blood. Forward promptly.
Note:  1. The following information is required on request form for processing:

A. Pertinent clinical history

B. Clinical or morphologic suspicion

C. Draw date

D. Specimen source (blood)

2. Label specimen appropriately (blood).

 

Bone Marrow
Place 3 mL (minimum volume:  1 mL) of bone marrow in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s) and send in original VACUTAINER(S)®. Invert several times to mix bone marrow. Forward promptly at ambient temperature.

Note:  1. The following information is required on request form for processing:

A. Pertinent clinical history

B. Clinical or morphologic suspicion

C. Collection date

D. Specimen source (bone marrow)

2. Label specimen appropriately (bone marrow).

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5911120