Chromosome, Bone Marrow

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CHROM-SPEC
POE DESCRIPTION: CHROMOSOME BONE MARROW; CHROM-SPEC
CPT CODE: 88262, 88237, 88291
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1500
TURNAROUND TIME: 3-10 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 bone marrow
MINIMUM VOLUME: 2.0 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Maintain specimen at room temperature. Deliver immediately to the laboratory.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Bone Marrow Cytogenetics; Bone Marrow Karyotype