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Houston, Texas

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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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PML-RARA Translocation, t(15;17) by RT-PCR, Quantitative
Test Information: Provides genetic confirmation of APL. Predict relapse risk and monitor for minimal residual disease post-consolidation therapy.
Test Details
Test Code: 9080
Special Notes: This assay qualifies as COG approved for the AAML0631 study.

Samples received will be tested by ARUP.
Technical Information
Methodology: Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Tumor Analysis
Specimen Type: Bone Marrow
Requirements: Draw bone marrow in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 3 mL (Min: 1 mL).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at refrigerated temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 24 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze. Specimens must be received within 48 hours of collection due to lability of RNA.

Unacceptable Conditions: Serum or plasma. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Severely hemolyzed specimens. Frozen or clotted specimens.

Stability: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Requirements: Draw whole blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 5 mL (Min: 1 mL).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at refrigerated temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 24 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze. Specimens must be received within 48 hours of collection due to lability of RNA.

Unacceptable Conditions: Serum or plasma. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Severely hemolyzed specimens. Frozen or clotted specimens.

Stability: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable


Turn Around Time: 2-7 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81315x1


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