Test Catalog


BCR-ABL1, QUANT, (p190 and p210) By PCR

Also known as: V905, BCR-ABL1, QUANT, (p190 & p210), BCR/ABL1, p190+p210
Orderable Code: V905
Sample Type: Bone Marrow, Peripheral Blood
Preferred Container: EDTA (Lavender Top) Tube
Alternate Container: Sodium Heparin (Green Top) Tube
Sample Volume: 2.0-5.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume: 2.0 mL
Handling Instructions: EDTA Tube: Invert Tube 4-5 Times. Do not freeze specimens. Do not use Lithium Heparin tubes.
Client Transport Temperature: Ambient
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 1 Week; Refrigerated: 1 Week; Frozen: Unacceptable
Unsuitable Specimen: Specimens not received within 72 Hours of collection. Frozen specimens. Specimens received in Lithium Heparin tubes.
Frequency: Monday, Thursday, Friday
Expected Turn Around: 5 Days
Responsible Dept: Reference Lab
Referral Lab: Genetic Associates
Referral Lab Code: BCR/ABL1_p190+p210
CPT: 81206, 81207
Methodology: Reverse Transcription-Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
It is recommended that BCR-ABL specimens arrive with 72 hours. Specimens older that 72 hours are accepted, but there is the possibility of decreased test accuracy after that.
Notes: Replaces W225 and W227.