Chromosome Analysis, Blood, Leukemia


Sunquest Code:BLLEUKCoPath Code:BLLEUK
Epic Code:LAB4695Epic Name:Chromosome Analysis Leukemia
Sunquest Code (non-Epic sites):BLLEUK  
Methodology:Chromosome anaylsis by G-banding.
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 2-21 days.
Special Instructions:Test request form requires:
  • Date and time of specimen collection
  • Specimen type
  • Patient information: date of birth, sex and medical record number
  • Ordering physician and contact number
  • Reason for referral
  • Clinical status
  • Information regarding medicaitons or transfusions
  • Previous or pending genetic testing results


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds 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.
Specimens must be received in the Cytogenetics Laboratory Mon-Fri by 5:30 pm. Weekends and holidays by 4:30 pm. Specimens received after the above times will be processed the following day
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Must arrive within 24 hours.
Stability:
 

     

Test Performed at or Referral Lab Cytogenetics  (UMMC-East Bank)


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