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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:
Refrigerated
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