Chromosome Analysis, Blood, Leukemia

Sunquest Code:BLLEUKCoPath Code:BLLEUK
Epic Code:LAB4695Epic Name:Chromosome Analysis Leukemia
Sunquest Code (non-Epic sites):CYHOLD  
Methodology:Determined by laboratory director based on clinical information. Chromosome anaylsis by G-banding.
CPT Code:88237, 88264, 88280, 88291
Turnaround Time:Processed daily. Results are reported within 2-21 days.
Special Instructions:Request form should include date and time of specimen collection, attending physician, diagnosis (or reason for referral), clinical status, information regarding medication or transfusions, and specimen type.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL
Causes for Rejection:Clotted or frozen specimen.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature. Do NOT refrigerate or freeze. Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Must arrive within 24 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Cytogenetics  (UMMC-East Bank)

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