CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS, HEMATOLOGIC & NEOPLASTIC

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a green sodium heparin tube. Send 5.0 mL whole blood (3.0 mL minimum) room temperature. Completed Warde Medical Laboratory Hematologic and Neoplastic Cytogenetics Test Requisition required.

Alternate Specimen
Bone marrow

Rejection Criteria
Frozen, lithium heparin samples

Methodology
Cultures, staining and other techniques when required

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Interpretive report

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time4-10 days
Test CodeCHRL
CPT-4 Code (s)
88237, 88264
LOINC Codes
29770-5

Warde
Medical
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