|Test||IMMUNOGLOBULIN GENE REARRANGEMENT, POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR)|
|Methodology||DNA extracted for analysis / Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.|
|Description||Useful for distinguishing reactive B-cell processes from B-cell neoplasms, for detecting the presence of persistent clonal B-cell populations, and identifying neoplastic cells as having B-cell or plasma cell differentiation.
FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY
|Specimen||Specimen must include a "Hematopathology/Molecular Oncology/Cytogenetics Request Form" with relevant clinical information and cytogenetics results, if available. Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of collection.
SUBMIT ONLY 1 OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIMENS:
|Reference Values||An interpretive report will be provided.|
|Analytic Time||5 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Thursday|
81262 IG H (Immunoglobulin heavy chain locus)
81264 IG K (Immunoglobulin kappa light chain locus)