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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 (culture), 88264 (analysis), 88280 (additional karyo), 88291 (interpretation)
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

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum Volume:5 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel).
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)

After hours: store at room temperature and contact Cytogenetics Laboratory (lab or voice mail at 612-273-3171) for specimen pick up as follows:

·          During regular hours (Mon-Sun), 0800-1700): telephone laboratory whenever specimens are sent.

·          After regular hours: leave voice mail to indicate specimen has been sent or has arrived.

 

 

Billing
CPT Multiplier Notes Epic Proc
Master#
Billing# Chg/EaTotal Chg
882371(culture)88237.00407130420479.00479.00
882641(analysis)88264.00307130610636.00636.00
882801(additional karyo)88280.00307130651286.00286.00
882911(interpretation)0000045807905490179.00179.00
Date modified:12/12/2014 11:00:29 AM -->

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