Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Quest forwards to LabPMM
1-2 mL Whole Blood or 0.25-0.5 mL Bone Marrow
Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)
Whole blood or bone marrow collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp=7 Days; Refrigerated=7 Days; Frozen=Unacceptable
2 mL Whole Blood or 0.5 mL Bone Marrow
1 mL Whole Blood or 0.25 mL Bone Marrow
Insurance authorization required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients. If FLT3-ITD Signal Ratio is needed, see separate test available to submit with TSO to Quest.