Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Fragment Analysis
T-Cell Receptor (TCR) Clonality; TCR-Gamma Clonality
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Monday and Wednesday
3-5 mL Whole Blood or 0.5-1 mL Bone Marrow Aspirate
Bone marrow collected in sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable. Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue, tissue in sterile transport tube or Fine needle aspirates (FNA) are also acceptable.
Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days Frozen: Unacceptable
5 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow Aspirate
3 mL Whole Blood or 0.5mL Bone Marrow Aspirate
Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.