|Mnemonic: ||[ChrA PB]|
|Name: ||Chromosome Analysis, Peripheral Blood (not for leukemic testing)|
|Specimen: ||10 mL whole blood from a Green SODIUM heparin tube. Do not use gel barriers. An AM draw prior to noon courier arrival is preferred since the sample must reach the reference lab within 48 hours. |
Sample and completed test request form, including clinical indication, must be received within 48 hours of collection.
Refrigerated or frozen samples are unacceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||2 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 2 days ambient.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2002289|
| Method: ||Giemsa-Band Analysis|
|Note: ||Do not centrifuge or open tube. Send whole blood.|
|Processing Info: ||This is an ARUP interfaced test. Please submit the Patient History Form - Chromosome Studies with the Electronic Packing List.|