Test Details

Mnemonic

MPLQL

Ordering Code

3700139

CPT-4 Code(s)

81338

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL whole blood refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial or in original collection tube.

Alternate Specimen

Bone marrow: Lavender EDTA, 3.0 mL (1.0 mL minimum)

Cell pellets: Send fixed cell pellet collected in a plastic, screw capped leak-proof vial.

Extracted DNA: from a CLIA - certified laboratory collected in a sterile screw capped leak-proof vial.

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Extracted DNA:
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction-based DNA Sequencing
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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