Polymerase Chain Reaction; Fragment Analysis
T-Cell Receptor (TCR) Gene Rearrangement, Qualitative, Cell-based; T Cell Gamma; T Cell Beta
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
3-5 mL Whole Blood or 0.5-1 mL Bone Marrow
Bone marrow collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable. Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue, Tissue in a sterile transport tube or Fine needle aspirate (FNA) are also acceptable.
Room Temp=7 Days (Indefinite for Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue); Refrigerated=7 Days (Indefinite for Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue); Frozen=Unacceptable (1 Year for Tissue or Fine Needle Aspirate (FNA)
5 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow
3 mL Whole Blood or 0.5 mL Bone Marrow
Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.
CSF can be attempted if approved by the Medical Director at Quest prior to submitting specimen. Insurance authorization required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.
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