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Laboratory Services

Lab Dept:

Anatomic Pathology

Test Name:

CHROMOSOMES, LEUKEMIC BLOOD (FAIRVIEW)

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

CHRB

Synonyms:

Leukemic Chromosome Analysis to Fairview

CPT Codes:

88237 - Tissue culture for neoplastic disorder; bone marrow, blood cells
88264 - Chromosome analysis; analyze 20-25 cells
88280 - Chromosome analysis; additional karyotypes, each study

Test Includes:

Leukemic Blood Chromosome interpretive report

Logistics

Test Indications:

N/A

Lab Testing Sections:

Anatomic Pathology – Sendouts

Referred to:

Fairview University Medical Center – Cytogenetics Lab (test CYHOLD)

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

2 - 21 days testing performed Monday - Friday

Special Instructions:

Request form must include date and time of specimen collection, attending physician, diagnosis (or reason for referral), clinical status, information regarding medication or transfusions, and specimen type.

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Whole Blood

Container:

Green top (sodium heparin, no gel) tube

Draw Volume:

10 mL (Minimum: 5 mL) blood

Processed Volume:

Same as Draw Volume

Collection:

Routine Venipuncture

Special Processing:

Lab Staff: Do Not Centrifuge. Specimen should remain in the original collection container. Store and ship at room temperature. Specimen must arrive at Fairview within 24 hours of collection.

Patient Preparation:

N/A

Sample Rejection:

Clotted or frozen sample; mislabeled or unlabeled specimens.

Interpretive

Reference Range:

An interpretive report will be provided

Critical Values:

N/A

Limitations:

N/A

Methodology:

Determined by laboratory director based on clinical information.

References:

Fairview Diagnostic Laboratories July 2009



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