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BCRABL mRNA DETECTION (B2A)

Department: Molecular Diagnostics
Test Synonym(s): B2A
CPT Codes: 81206
Methodology: Quantitative PCR BCRABL copy number/100,000 cells
Tube Type: Paxgene tube (call Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121 or VPLS at 1-800-551-5227 or 615-936-0510) for Paxgene tube and instructioBlood or bone marrow collected in Paxgene tube (call Molecular Genetics Laboratory at 615-343-8121 or VPLS at 1ns
Specimen: Blood or bone marrow collected in Paxgene tube (Call Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121 or VPLS at 1-800-551-5227 or 615-936-0510 for Paxgene tubes)



Click here for Paxgene tube instructions.
Alternate Specimen: None
Pediatric Requirements: Please call Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121 or VPLS at 1-800-551-5227 or 615-936-0510.
Volume: 2.5 mL of blood or bone marrow collected in Paxgene tube
Temperature: Room temperature or call Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121.
Stability: Call Molecular Genetics Laboratory at 615-343-8121
Reasons for Rejection: Client will be notified by Molecular Diagnostics Lab if specimen is rejected.
Days Performed: 1 - 2 days per week (variable days Monday - Friday)
Times Performed: Batched (10 samples per batch)
TAT: 7 days
Significance: Quantitation PCR BCRABL (p210) copy number/100,000 cells and BCRABL / BCR Ratio
Special Instructions: Please call Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121 if additional information is needed regarding specimen requirement or submission or if patient has received a transfusion in the prior 2 weeks. Click here to print the Molecular Diagnostics requisition.

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