Aid in diagnosis and monitoring of B-cell lymphoproliferative disorders and in differentiating malignant from reactive lymphoid proliferations.
Polymerase Chain Reaction/Capillary Electrophoresis
DNA isolation: Sun-Sat; Assay: Varies
Lavender (EDTA), bone marrow (EDTA), or tissue. Also acceptable: DNA extracted by CLIA certified lab.
Whole Blood: Do not freeze. Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL)
Bone Marrow: Do not freeze. Transport 3 mL bone marrow. (Min: 1 mL)
Fresh Tissue: Freeze immediately. Transport 100 mg or 0.5-2.0 cm3 tissue.
FFPE Tumor Tissue: Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed tissue. Protect from excessive heat. Tissue block will be returned after testing. Transport tissue block or four 10-micron shavings in a tissue transport kit (ARUP Supply #47808) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Extracted DNA: Transport 40 uL DNA with at least 50 ng/uL concentration. (Min: 40 uL) Transport DNA in a tissue transport kit (ARUP Supply #47808) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Whole Blood, Bone Marrow or Extracted DNA: Refrigerated.
Fresh Tissue: Frozen on dry ice.
FFPE Tumor Tissue: Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months
Whole Blood, Bone Marrow or Extracted DNA: Plasma, serum, or DNA extracted by a non-CLIA lab. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA or sodium heparin. Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens.
Tissue: Specimens fixed/processed in alternative fixatives, heavy metal fixatives (B-4 or B-5), or tissue sections on slides. Decalcified specimens.
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Fresh Tissue: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 hours; Frozen: 1 year
FFPE Tumor Tissue: Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
Extracted DNA: Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerate: Indefinitely; Frozen: Indefinitely
Refer to report.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2006287||B-Cell Clonality, Source||31208-2|
|2006288||B-Cell Clonality, IgH and IgK by PCR|
- B-cell clonality screening
- IgH and IgK B-cell clonality