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Houston, Texas

Genetic Laboratory
Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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CEBPA Mutation Detection
Test Information: Initial test for prognostication of CN-AML.
Test Details
Test Code: 9086
Special Notes: Samples received will be tested by ARUP.
Technical Information
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing
Gene Name: CEBPA
Protein Name: CCAAT/enhancer binding protein alpha
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.

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

Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; 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.

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

Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Turn Around Time: 12-14 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: Please contact our lab to obtain this information.


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