Test Details

Mnemonic

CKMAC

Ordering Code

3400266

CPT-4 Code(s)

81272

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 3.0 mL whole blood room temperature in a screw capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Bone marrow: EDTA
Tissue: Formalin fixed, paraffin embedded
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Stability

Whole Blood/Bone Marrow:
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Tissue:
Room temperature: Indefinite
Refrigerated: Indefinite
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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