Polymerase Chain Reaction
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Other Reference Test
1-5 mL Whole Blood or 1-3 mL Bone Marrow
Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 5 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Serum; Plasma; FFPE tissue blocks/slides; Frozen tissue; Specimens collected in anticoagulant other than EDTA; Clotted; Severely hemolyzed specimens
5 mL Whole Blood 3 mL Bone Marrow
1 mL Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.