Lymphoma Profile, Bone Marrow, or Tissue

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: LYMPHOMA
POE DESCRIPTION: LYMPHOMA BONE MARROW/TISSUE
CPT CODE: 88180 (x16)
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1600; weekends and holidays 0800-1630 by on-call basis. 85-5329.
TURNAROUND TIME: 5 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: 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.
CONTAINER TYPE: Yellow top (ACD) tube for blood or bone marrow; place tissue in sample container and cover with salt solution (ie, RPMI, PBS, or saline).
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood, bone marrow, or tissue
MINIMUM VOLUME: 10 mL ACD whole blood or 1 mL ACD bone marrow
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Do not refrigerate specimens and/or do not store tissue in formalin or any other fixative.
REFERENCE RANGE: Written interpretation is included with report.
CRITICAL VALUES: test