Ordering Recommendation

Limited phenotyping panel to enumerate and characterize plasma cells in patient with previously established diagnosis of plasma cell dyscrasia. If no prior flow immunophenotyping has been performed, order Leukemia/Lymphoma Phenotyping Evaluation by Flow Cytometry (3001780).

Mnemonic
MM MRD
Methodology

Flow Cytometry

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-2 days

New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Bone marrow in Green (Sodium Heparin)

Specimen Preparation

Transport 5 mL bone marrow. (Min: 1 mL) Do not freeze.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Specimen should be received within 24 hours of collection for optimal cell viability.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

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

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Category

Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

88184; 88185 x9; 88188

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3002083 Interpretation
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Aliases
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Plasma Cell Dyscrasia
  • Plasma Cell MRD
Multiple Myeloma Minimum Residual Disease by Flow Cytometry