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BCR/ABL1 t(9;22) Updated!

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Updated Test Information:

  CPT Code(s)
Last Updated Jun 26, 2020, 4:16 pm
Previous Value 88374
New Published Value 88377x1 manual
Test Description
BCR/ABL1 t(9;22)
Synonym(s)

ABL1, CML, ALL, MPN, BCR

Specimen Requirements

Bone Marrow Aspirate: 1–2 mL sodium heparin (green top) tube. EDTA is acceptable. Peripheral Blood: 2–5 mL sodium heparin tube (green top). EDTA is acceptable.

Required Information

Complete the Incyte Diagnostics hematology requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label the specimen containers with patient's full name, second unique identifier, and specimen site/source. Please provide a copy of the patient's complete blood count (CBC) report.

Stability

48 hours

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Specimen containers without two (2) patient identifiers, specimens submitted in inappropriate collection media, frozen specimens.

Department (code)

FISH

Methodology

Fluorescence in-Situ Hybridization (FISH)

Estimated TAT

3–5 business days from receipt

Testing Schedule

Monday–Friday

Retention

7 days after release of final report

CPT Code(s)

88377x1 manual

Additional Information

If Flow Cytometry studies are also being ordered, it is preferable to submit an EDTA (purple top) tube specifically for Flow Cytometry. If only one tube can be submitted, please submit one sodium heparin (green top) tube for both FISH and Flow Cytometry studies.