Leukemia Profile, Blood or Bone Marrow

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: LEUKEMIA
POE DESCRIPTION: LEUKEMIA PROFILE
CPT CODE: 88180 (x16)
TEST INFORMATION: 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.

DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1600; weekends and holidays 0800-1630 by on-call basis. 85-5329.
TURNAROUND TIME: 1-3 days
CONTAINER TYPE: Yellow top (ACD) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood, bone marrow
MINIMUM VOLUME: 10 mL ACD blood, at least 1 mL ACD bone marrow, hypocellular patients may require extra sample
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: 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.
REFERENCE RANGE: Written interpretation is included with report.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Immunophenotyping