5834 BCR/ABL1 Gene Rearrangement (Philadelphia Chromosome) [FISH]

Specimen Requirements
TYPE VOLUME TEMPERATURE INSTRUCTIONS
PRIMARY
1 Bone Marrow Heparinized 3 (1) mL   Ambient - 72 Hour(s) Do not refrigerate or freeze. Ship within 24hrs of collection by overnight courier. 
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood Heparin 5 (3) mL   Ambient - 72 Hour(s)  


Clinical utility
Used in conjunction with standard cytogenetics for diagnosis of CML. Used to monitor Ph+ CML or Ph+ ALL/AML following chemotherapy or BMT. Used to confirm BCR/ABL1 fusion in Philadelphia chromosome-negative CML.


Reported: 5 days

CPT Code: 88271x2, 88275, 88291

Notes: This test requires SODIUM HEPARINIZED specimens. Lithium heparinized specimens are not acceptable. CPT Codes: 88271x2, 88275, 88291,