Test #

195

Test CPT Codes

88271, 88275

trisomy 12

Test Type

Hematopathology

Test Technology

FISH

Test Disease

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)

Clinical Utility

Diagnostic, Predictive of Therapeutic Response, Monitoring

Test Specimen

Peripheral Blood:

  • Draw 5mL in a sodium heparin (green top) tube

  • EDTA (purple top) will be accepted

Bone Marrow:

  • Draw 2-5 ml in sodium heparin (green top) tube

  • EDTA (purple top) will be accepted

  • Unstained smears can also be sent

Stability:

  • Specimen viability decreases during transit

  • Send to testing lab day of collection when possible

  • Specimen optimum if received within 48 hours

PB TAT

2-5 days

BM TAT

2-5 days

Tissue TAT

FFPE TAT

Test Storage

  • Label specimen with patient's name and date of birth

  • Complete requisition form with necessary information

  • Local Clients call KSL Diagnostics at 1.800.960.1080 to schedule a pickup

  • Ship samples at room temperature (do not freeze or flx)

Rejection Criteria:

  • Frozen or Fixed Specimen

  • Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimen

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