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BCR-ABL1 Mutation Analysis for Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Resistance by Next Generation Sequencing
Test Information: Order only for patients with an established diagnosis of a BCR-ABL1 positive leukemia. This test is used to determine if a mutation is present that would interfere with response to TKI therapy in Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) lymphoblastic leukemia or chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). The test detects all common mutations, including T315I.
Test Details
Test Code: 9305
Special Notes: For initial diagnosis or patients with no previous BCR-ABL1 testing performed, BCR-ABL1-Qualitative test (#9070) should be ordered first.

Samples received will be tested by ARUP.

For specimens having no t(9;22) fusion, this test will be canceled and the ABL1 Amplification Confirmation test will be ordered.
Technical Information
Methodology: Massively Parallel Sequencing
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: 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.

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: 10-12 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81170x1


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