Leukemia Profile, Blood or Bone Marrow (View in report form.)
CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:
METHOD - Immunophenotyping
REFLEX TESTING - Depending upon results, further cell surface markers may be analyzed. This could include up to six additional markers. Cases of B-cell leukemia may be followed up by JH PCR and/or light chain PCR. Cases of T- cell leukemia may be followed up by T-cell PCR.
Mon-Fri, 0800-1600; weekends and holidays 0800-1630 by on-call basis. 85-5329.
10 mL ACD blood, at least 1 mL ACD bone marrow, hypocellular patients may require extra sample
Do not refrigerate specimen. Tests require viable lymphocytes. Specimen must be in laboratory within 24 hours of collection. Specimen should be submitted with a completed Patient Information Form. Contact the Flow Cytometry Laboratory at 312-942-8393 to obtain a form.