5344 BCR/ABL UltraQuant® Minor 190 KD Transcript Bone Marrow

Components
NAME METHOD REFERENCE RANGE UNITS
Minor BCR/ABL (e1/a2) RT-PCR    Ratio 


Specimen Requirements
TYPE VOLUME TEMPERATURE INSTRUCTIONS
PRIMARY
1 Bone Marrow EDTA 2 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS. 


Clinical utility
For quantitative monitoring of minimal residual disease in Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and other disorders (e.g., AML or blast crisis of CML) with minor p190KD transcript, in bone marrow. For diagnosis of CML, Specialty offers test code #5834 BCR/ABL Gene Rearrangement (Philadelphia chromosome) by FISH.


Collection Instruction
Heparinized bone marrow or ACD bone marrow is not acceptable.
Do not freeze.
Sample should be REFRIGERATED after collection and shipped on cold
pack by overnight courier to arrive at Specialty within 24 hours of
collection. Specimens will be stabilized upon departmental receipt.


Reported: 3 days

CPT Code: 83891, 83896, 83898, 83902, 83912

Notes: For whole blood specimens order test code #5354. CPT Codes: 83891, 83902, 83898, 83896, 83912