Test Details

Mnemonic

CHRL

Ordering Code

3470300

CPT-4 Code(s)

88237, 88262. Fee for assay attempted (88237)

Specimen Information

Collect

Green sodium heparin

Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL whole blood at room temperature. Completed Warde Medical Laboratory Hematologic and Neoplastic Cytogenetics Test Requisition required.

Alternate Specimen

Bone marrow

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Frozen, lithium heparin samples

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Cultures, staining and other techniques when required
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Reference Range

Interpretive report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Ameripath
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