IgVH MUTATION, CELL-BASED (CLL)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA. Send 3.0 mL whole blood (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in original collection tube.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: Sodium heparin, ACD A
Bone marrow: EDTA, ACD A

Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis, frozen samples, clotted samples

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Wednesday

Turnaround Time4-6 dyas
Test CodeIGVHM
CPT-4 Code (s)
81263
ZB0UR
LOINC Codes
IgVH Status:   48670-4  
Mutation Rate:   Not available  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory