Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction
AMPL' APL; APL MRD; APL Post-consolidation therapy testing; PML-RARA fusion types, A, B, B variant; PML-RARA long, short, variable types; PML-RARA S, L, V forms; PML_RARA fusion types; Quantitative PML; t(15;17)
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
1-5 mL Whole Blood or 1-3 mL Bone Marrow
Specimen must be sent the same day as collection due to stability.
Room Temp: 1 Hour; Refrigerated: 48 Hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Serum or plasma; Frozen specimen; Clotted; Other anticoagulants; Hemoylysis
5 mL Whole Blood or 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. Specimen must be sent the same day as collection due to stability.