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Lab Test Dictionary

B-cell Receptor IGK Gene Rearrangement, PCR (90363)

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Fragment Analysis


Synonyms

B-Cell Clonality

Specimen Type

Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano



Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-5 mL Whole Blood or 0.5-1 mL Bone Marrow

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

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.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days Frozen: Un

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Whole Blood or 0.5 mL Bone Marrow


CPT Codes

81264, 84999, (HCPCS: G0452)


Revised

10-01-15

Initials

SL