Myeloperoxidase Stain
0049030
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
MY PEROX
Methodology
Cytochemical Stain
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
Within 5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or green (sodium or lithium heparin) or heparinized aspirate of bone marrow.  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 6 unfixed, air-dried, and unstained push smears AND 5 mL whole blood (smears should be made from the blood submitted). OR 6 unfixed, air-dried, and unstained bone marrow aspirate smears.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Blood specimens must be received within 24 hours of collection; testing must be performed within 48 hours of collection.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Peripheral blood smears older than one week. Anticoagulated blood or bone marrow sent without well-prepared unfixed smears if greater than 48 hours old.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
88319
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0049030Myeloperoxidase Stain32817-9
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Aliases
  • MPO
  • MPO Stain
  • Peroxidase Stain