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Test Code 5340100 B CELL CLONALITY BY PCR

Test ID

1236000002

Specimen Requirements

Collection Requirements Specimen requirement:
Container: Lavender (EDTA) collection tube
Specimen Type: Peripheral blood, bone marrow, tissue, paraffin block
Preferred Collection Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Collection Volume: 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions: For tissue: 5×5×5 mm minimum or 500 mg of tissue.
Paraffin Block: Formalin fixed only; not B-5 fixed.
Rejection Criteria: B5 fixed tissue. Clotted peripheral blood or bone
marrow. Thawed tissue specimen. Specimens drawn in heparin will be
rejected due to heparin’s inhibitory nature to Taq Polymerase.
Please contact Molecular Diagnostics at 214-648-0960 or log on to Veripathlabs.com for more detailed information.
For after hours, weekends and holidays, please contact the person on call at 214 786 3127.
Shipping / Handling Instructions  Send specimen at room temperature or with cold pack (April-October).
Tissue must be frozen within 1 hr of collection. Send
specimen frozen and on dry ice.
Specimen must arrive within 72 hrs of collection
(48 hours for ACD and N/A for FFPE specimens). If available, a pathology
report and H & E slide should accompany the FFPE specimen.

Container Type

Laboratory Container Default Temperature Minimum Volume
BIOCENTER LAB SHORT DRAW PURPLE-EDTA Yes 3.0
BIOCENTER LAB STERILE CONTAINER
BIOCENTER LAB YELLOW-ACD A 3.0
BIOCENTER LAB AP SLIDES

Performing Sections

BIOCENTER LAB: MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Components

Component Name Component ID LOINC Code
MOLDX_BCELLP_RES 1238000305
IG REARRANGEMENT INTERPRETATION 1230002613
IG REARRANGE DISCLAIMER 12300002398
MOLDX IG REARRANGE SIGNATURE 12300002454

Synonyms

B CELL CLON BY PCR
B-CELL