Chromosome study - Bone marrow-

Test info

  
Chromosome study - Bone marrow
  
Oncology karyotype analysis

Specimen

  
Bone marrow
  
10 mL
  
5 mL
  

Collect bone marrow aspirate in a sterile Sodium heparin (Na hep) syringe and transfer to a sterile vial/tube

  

- or -

Collect bone marrow in sterile syringe (non-heparinized) and transfer to a Dk green Sodium heparin (Na hep), no gel

  

Dk green Sodium heparin (Na hep), no gel or

Sterile tube

  
Bone marrow core biopsy
  
10 mm
  

Collect a 10 mm bone marrow core and place it in a sterile container filled with sterile culture medium, sterile Hanks Balance Salt Solution (HBSS) or sterile saline.

  

Sterile container filled with sterile culture medium, sterile Hanks Balance Salt Solution (HBSS) or sterile saline.

  

Ambient (strict)

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Wrong container (anticoagulant or solution)
  • Improper blood/anticoagulant ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage
  • Leaking container

Performance

  
AHL - Cytogenetics: Z
  
Daily
  
STAT: 5-7 days;Routine: 9 days;Follow up: 14 days;Call lab if analysis needs to be expedited.
  

G-Banding

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

An interpretive report will be provided

Billing

  
88237
88262
Reflex: 88285 - additional cells counted
Reflex: 88280 - additional karyotype
Reflex: 88283 - additional specialized banding
  
Yes

Tracking

  
05/26/2015
  
05/26/2015