|Test||CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS, BONE MARROW|
|Methodology||Cell Culture without Mitogens* followed by Chromosome Analysis
*In addition to the cell culture without mitogens, a CpG-stimulated culture will be added and 10 additional cells will be analyzed for any specimen received from a patient age 30 or older with a reason for referral of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, small lymphocytic leukemia, lymphocytosis, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, or when test CLLF / Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), FISH is ordered concurrently.
Assisting in the diagnosis and classification of certain malignant hematological disorders
Evaluation of prognosis in patients with certain malignant hematologic disorders
Monitoring effects of treatment
Monitoring patients in remission
|Specimen||Provide a reason for referral with each specimen. The laboratory will not reject testing if this information is not provided, but appropriate testing and interpretation may be compromised or delayed.
Specimen Type: Bone Marrow
|Reference Values||An interpretative report will be provided|
|Analytic Time||9 to 10 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Samples processed Monday through Sunday. Results reported Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
88264 (if appropriate)
88265 (if appropriate)
88283 (if appropriate)
88285 (if appropriate)