Chimerism Whole Blood and Bone Marrow

Abbrev Code:CHWBBM   
Order Code:LAB6938Order Name:Chimerism Whole Blood and Bone Marrow
CPT Codes: 81267 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-10 business days.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition must accompany each specimen type. See Associated Links.
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UCSF Immunogenetics and Transplantation Lab Requisition

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or bone marrow
Optimal Volume:20 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:10 mL
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:If collected with other chimerism tests and blood count is low; collect an additional yellow (ACD) tube.
Causes for Rejection:Clotted or refrigerated samples.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature. Do not send on holidays or the day before a holiday.
Stability:3 days at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory UCSF ITO)
Referral Lab number:HTNH2

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