Chromosome, Blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CHROM-BLD
POE DESCRIPTION: CHROMOSOME BLOOD; CHROM-BL
CPT CODE: 82262, 88230, 88291
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1530
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-10 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Completed patient history form MUST be submitted with specimen. Contact the Genetics Laboratory (312-942-6298) for required form and additional information.
CONTAINER TYPE: Sterile green top (heparin) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Sterile blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: If not sent to Genetics Laboratory immediately, refrigerate specimen (4°C) and deliver to the laboratory as soon as possible.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Chromosome, Lymphocytes