Test Details

Mnemonic

PMPCR

Ordering Code

3427400

CPT-4 Code(s)

81315

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL whole blood in original collection tube.

Alternate Specimen

Bone marrow: Lavender EDTA, ACD solution A, sodium heparin (3.0 mL)
Whole blood: ACD solution A, sodium heparin

Minimum Volume

4.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis, clotted sample, frozen sample

Stability

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

Methodology

Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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