T cell gene rearrangement

Alphabetical Test listing

T cell gene rearrangement-5453

  
T cell gene rearrangement
  
5453
  
LAB5453
  
GR
  
T-cell receptor beta rearrangement (TcRb)
T-cell receptor gamma rearrangement (TcRg)
  

Detection of clonal rearrangements of T cell receptor genes that are associated with malignant processes

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
4.0 mL
  
2.0 mL
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

 

  
ACD whole blood
Sodium citrate (Na cit) whole blood
Bone marrow
Tissue
  

Yellow ACD (A or B)

 

Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit)

Bone Marrow

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Fresh tissue

RPMI with Hepes/Pen strep/FBS -15 mL

 

  
Whole blood 4.0mL (minimum 1.0 mL)
Bone marrow 5.0cc (minimum 1.0cc)
Tissue 200mg
  

Bone marrow

  • Submit entire specimen

Tissue

  • Frozen preferred if not tested immediately
  • Freeze as quickly as possible at -20 to -70°C
  • Fresh tissues may be submitted in RPMI
  • Best results when used within 3 days
  • Recommended for tissues with high probability of immediate or pending orders
  • Formalin fixed tissue in a paraffin block (B3 and B5 fixatives are not recommended)

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Yellow ACD (A or B)

Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit)

Tissue

RPMI with Hepes/Pen strep/FBS -15 mL

Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue block

  

Whole blood or bone marrow:

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient (OK)

Tissue:

Ambient

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Wrong container (anticoagulant or solution)
  • Improper blood/anticoagulant ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Interfering substances
  • Leaking container
  
AHL - Molecular Diagnostics: D
  
Varies
  
8 days
  

PCR and capillary electrophoresis

  
This test may require preauthorization from the insurance provider. Check the payer guidelines and, if needed, obtain the pre-authorization prior to sample collection.
  
81340
81342
  
Yes
  
  
06/22/2006
  
07/27/2018
  
03/13/2020