Acute Leukemia Profile

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: ACUTE LEUK
POE DESCRIPTION: ACUTE LEUKEMIA PROFILE
CPT CODE: 88180 (x17)
TEST INFORMATION: METHOD - Immunophenotyping

REFLEX TESTING - Depending upon results, further cell surface markers may need to be analyzed. This could include up to 6 additional markers. Cases of B-cell leukemia found by immunophenotyping may be followed up by JH PCR or light chain PCR. Cases of T-cell leukemia may be followed up by T-cell PCR.

DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1600; weekends and holidays 0800-1630 pm by on-call basis. 85-5329.
TURNAROUND TIME: 1-3 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Do not refrigerate specimen. Tests require viable lymphocytes. Sample 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.
CONTAINER TYPE: Yellow top (ACD) tubes
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood, bone marrow
MINIMUM VOLUME: 10 mL ACD blood, at least 1 mL ACD bone marrow, hypocellular patients may require extra sample.
REFERENCE RANGE: Written interpretation is included with report
TEST SYNONYM(S):Immunophenotyping; Flow cytometry