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PML-RARA Translocation Qnt


Test Information

Test Name: PML-RARA Translocation Qnt

Performing Lab: Molecular Diagnostic

Turnaround Time: 14 days

Additional Interpretation: This test is used to identify and quantitate the most common PML-RARA fusion transcripts (bcr1 and bcr3) associated with the t(15
17) chromosomal abnormality seen in the majority of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL or AML-M3) cases. This quantitative test can be used for diagnosis, response to treatment and monitoring for minimal residual disease (MRD) following therapy.

Methodology: RQ-PCR with double dye oligonucleotide hydrolysis probe

CPT Code: 81315

 

 

Result Information

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Specimen & Collection Information

Specimen Name: Whole blood
Bone marrow

Container Type: 3 mL blood (EDTA - lav top)
1 mL bone marrow aspirate

Special Handling: Transport at room temperature

Specimen Volume: 1 mL whole blood 0.5 mL bone marrow

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Specimen Transportation & Storage Information

Storage and Transport:Deliver to Pathology Central Processing immediately after collection at room temperature. Remote Locations : Deliver to Pathology Central Processing immediately after collection at room temperature.