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Oncology Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #43099)
Ordering Recommendation

Diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of hematopoietic neoplasms. This test is intended for oncology studies on peripheral blood, usually when bone marrow is not available for testing. For chromosome analysis to evaluate for a constitutional/congenital finding, order Chromosome Analysis, Constitutional Peripheral Blood (2002289).

Mnemonic
CHR LKB
Methodology

Giemsa Band

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

3-10 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Green (sodium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen specimens. Clotted specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note

These studies involve culturing of living cells; therefore, turnaround times given represent average times, which are subject to multiple variables.

A processing fee will be charged if this procedure is canceled at the client's request after the test has been set up or if the specimen integrity is inadequate to allow culture growth.

This test must be ordered using Oncology test request form (#43099) or through your ARUP interface.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

88237; 88264; 88291

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0097635 Chromosome Analysis, Leukemic Blood 62357-9
2002204 EER Chromosome Analysis, Leukemic Blood 11526-1
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Aliases
  • Chromosome analysis, Leukemia/Lymphoma
  • Hematologic Chromosome Analysis
  • Karyotype
  • leukemic blood chromosome
  • Leukemic blood karyotype
  • Neoplastic peripheral blood
Chromosome Analysis, Leukemic Blood