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BCR-ABL1, Minor (p190), Quantitative

Mnemonic:    [BCRABL 190]
Name:    BCR-ABL1, Minor (p190), Quantitative
Specimen:    5 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. or 3 mL bone marrow.

Write on the tube "peripheral blood" or "bone marrow".

If possible, collect sample in the AM to make the noon courier run. The sample must reach the reference lab within 48 hours.

Unacceptable Conditions: Serum or plasma. Specimens collected in preservatives other than EDTA. Severely hemolyzed specimens. Frozen or clotted whole blood or bone marrow.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 48 hours refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2005016
Note:    This quantitative test is appropriate for diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring. It is not a screening assay.