Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Fragment Analysis
B-Cell Clonality; B Cell
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
Bone marrow collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube, formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue, tissue in a sterile transport tube, or fine needle aspirates are also acceptable.
Room Temp: 7 Days (unacceptable for fresh/unfixed tissue); Refrigerated: 7 Days (unacceptable for fresh/unfixed tissue); Frozen: Unacceptable (1 Year for fresh/unfixed tissue)
5 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow
3 mL Whole Blood or 0.5 mL Bone Marrow
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.