Test Details

Mnemonic

CALRA

Ordering Code

3700071

CPT-4 Code(s)

81219

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL whole blood at room temperature.
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Alternate Specimen

Bone marrow: EDTA, 3.0 mL (1.0 mL minimum) or sodium heparin

Cell pellets: Send fixed cell pellet collected in a plastic leak-proof container.

Extracted DNA: from a CLIA-certified laboratory collected in a sterile leak-proof container.

Whole blood: sodium heparin
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Minimum Volume

3.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Stability

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