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Lab Test Dictionary

ABL Kinase Domain Mutation in CML, Cell-based (16029)

Methodology

Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction; Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR); Sequencing


Synonyms

ABL Mutation; Cell-based, ABL Mutation

Specimen Type

Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

3-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-5 mL Whole Blood or 1-3 mL Bone Marrow

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood or bone marrow collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) or ACD Solution B (yellow-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=72 Hours; Refrigerated=72 Hours; Frozen= Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Lipema; Frozen samples; Clotted

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood or 3 mL Bone Marrow

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow

Processing Instructions

Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.


Comments

Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.


CPT Codes

81170


Revised

09-13-21

Initials

DM