Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Fragment Analysis
B-Cell Gene Rearrangement
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
3-5 mL Whole Blood or 0.5-1 mL Bone Marrow
Whole blood or bone marrow collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube, Formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue; Tissue in a sterile transport tube or a Fine needle aspirate (FNA) is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 7 Days (Indefinite for Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue); Refrigerated: 7 Days (Indefinite for Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue); Frozen: Unacceptable (1 Year for Tissue or Fine needle aspirate (FNA)
5 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow
3 mL Whole Blood or 0.5 mL Bone Marrow
Include pathology report for all fresh FNA, frozen tissue and FFPE cases (partial/preliminary reports ok).
Includes pathologist interpretation.
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.
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