Test #


Test CPT Codes

88239, 88264, 88280

Chromosome Analysis, Lymph Node (CHALN)

Test Type


Test Disease


Test Technology


Clinical Utility

Diagnostic, Prognostic, Predictive of Therapeutic Response

Test Specimen


  • Fresh tissue completely submerged in sterile culture media (RPM)

  • Multiple containers accepted

  • Do not Freeze or Fix


  • Specimen viability decreases during transit

  • Send to testing lab day of collection when possible

  • Specimen optimum if received within 48 hours

  • Ship refrigerated if contamination is suspected

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 fix)

Rejection Criteria:

  • Frozen or Fixed Specimen

  • Gross contamination

Turnaround Time (TAT)

7-10 days (Tissue)

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