Lymphoma Profile, Bone Marrow, or Tissue (View in report form.)
CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:
LYMPHOMA BONE MARROW/TISSUE
Mon-Fri, 0800-1600; weekends and holidays 0800-1630 by on-call basis. 85-5329.
Specimen must be received in laboratory within 24 hours of collection. All tissue specimens from Surgery must first be processed by Surgical Pathology. Specimen should be submitted with a completed Patient Information Form. Contact the Flow Cytometry Laboratory at 312-942-8393 to obtain a form.
Yellow top (ACD) tube for blood or bone marrow; place tissue in sample container and cover with salt solution (ie, RPMI, PBS, or saline).
Blood, bone marrow, or tissue
10 mL ACD whole blood or 1 mL ACD bone marrow
Do not refrigerate specimens and/or do not store tissue in formalin or any other fixative.