Ordering Recommendation

Use to detect and quantitate RUNX1-RUNX1T1 fusions arising from t(8;21). Use to monitor for minimal residual disease and assess the risk of disease relapse. 

Mnemonic
AML1-ETO Q
Methodology

Quantitative Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction

Performed

RNA isolation: Sun-Sat
Assay: Varies

Reported

5-7 days

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

Lavender (EDTA) or bone marrow (EDTA). Also acceptable: RNA extracted by CLIA certified lab.

Specimen Preparation

Whole Blood: Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL)
Bone Marrow:
Transport 3 mL bone marrow. (Min: 1 mL)
Specimens must be received within 48 hours of collection due to lability of RNA.

Extracted RNA: Transport 40 uL RNA with at least 40 ng/uL concentration. (Min: 40 uL) Transport RNA in a tissue transport kit (ARUP Supply #47808) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Whole Blood or Bone Marrow: CRITICAL REFRIGERATED. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Extracted RNA: CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum, plasma, CSF, extracted DNA, RNA extracted by a non-CLIA lab, bone core, or FFPE tissue. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Severely hemolyzed or clotted specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Extracted RNA: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerate: Unacceptable; Frozen: Indefinitely

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

81401

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2010139 RUNX1-RUNX1T1 Result 21819-8
2010140 RUNX1-RUNX1T1/ABL1 Ratio 21793-5
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Aliases
  • t(8;21) (RUNX1-RUNX1T1 (AML1-ETO) t(8;21) Detection, Quantitative)
RUNX1-RUNX1T1 (AML1-ETO) t(8;21) Detection, Quantitative