CML/ALL, bcr/abl, Translocation 9;22

Last Modified: 6/28/2019 6:45:16 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes: If adding to an exsisting Oncology Chromosome Test, then specimen may not be needed please contact Parkview Health Laboratories at 266-1500 (Option 1)

Clinical history and reason for referral are required with test order. 

Prior therapy and bone marrow transplant history should be provided with test order.
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

3.0 mL Bone Marrow in a Green Top Tube - Na Heparin

Collection Instructions: Collect Monday through Thursday Only.

Must arrive at the Parkview Regional Laboratory by 3 pm.
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Bone Marrow or 3 mL Whole Blood
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 24 hours Ambient
Rejection Criteria: Frozen
Reference Range: No Reference Range Established
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH)
Clinical Significance: Rule out the presence of a bcr/abl rearrangement in chronic myelogenous leukemia or Ph-positive acute leukemia
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 5 to 10 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: BCRX
EPIC Test Code: LAB2160
Send Out Test Code: 12070
Alternate Test Names: ALL; Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) Blast Crisis; CML; FISH, CML/ALL, bcr/abl, Translocation 9;22
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 88271 x 2, 88275

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