Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Sequencing
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Monday and Thursday
3-5 mL Whole Blood or 1-3 mL Bone Marrow
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue or cell pellet is also acceptable.
Room Temp=7 Days; Refrigerated=14 Days; Frozen=Unacceptable
5 mL Whole Blood or 3 mL Bone Marrow
3 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow
Indicate source in comments, on specimen, and batch sheet.
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients. No special forms needed.