BCR/ABL, mRNA Detection

Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: BCRQ MAYO

Specimen Type: Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA)tube

Collection Volume: 4.0 mL Whole Blood; 3.0 mL Bone Marrow

Cause for rejection: Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of collection

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Mon-Fri; 2 p.m.

Methodology: Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) with Fluorescent-Bead array Analysis

Special Instructions: The following information is required:
1. Pertinent clinical history-confirm that this test is being used for the purpose of making an initial diagnosis
2. Date of Collection
3. Specimen source (blood or bone marrow)

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 5-10 days

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