Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
U of Washington (UW) MC Hematopathology
3-5 mL Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Whole blood collected in sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable. CSF in a sterile container preserved in RPMI (1:1) is also acceptable.
Room Temp=48 Hours (Unacceptable for CSF); Refrigerated=48 Hours (4-7 Days for CSF); Frozen=Unacceptable
5 mL Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
3 mL Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Complete a University of Washington Hematopathology requisition and submit with specimen room temp. Diagnostic information is required.
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.
88184, 88185 (x 1-25) and one Interpretation (88187 (x2-8), 88188 (x9-15), or 88189 (x16) depending on # of markers done