STR Chimerism/Engraftment Analysis by PCR

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: ENG
POE DESCRIPTION: CHIMERISM, BONE MARROW ENGRAFTMENT
CPT CODE:

83891, 83898, 83909, 83912, 83903

With T Cell Extraction (ENG T) - 83891 x2, 83898 x2, 83909 x2, 83903, 83912

DAYS PERFORMED: Mon - Thurs, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME: 7-10 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Must be accompanied by patient information sheet. STRI results for donor and pre-transplant recipient are required.
CONTAINER TYPE: Yellow top (ACD) or lavender top (EDTA) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Bone marrow/ 2-3 ml, blood/ 5-10 ml, depending on WBC count
MINIMUM VOLUME: Bone marrow/ 1-2 ml, blood/ 2-3 ml, if WBC count 3,000/microliter
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Store tubes at room temperature; deliver to the Cellular Laboratory (1188 Jelke) or the Molecular Laboratory (240B Rawson) or tube to Microbiology #309 within 24 hours.
REFERENCE RANGE: less than 1 - more than 99% engraftment