ABL1 Gene Analysis Kinase Variants
Label Mnemonic: BCRSQ
Epic Lab Code: LAB7394
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Collection Medium:
or
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA) Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
5 mL whole blood (ONE pink top tube) or 3 mL bone marrow (ONE lavender top tube)
Rejection Criteria:
Serum or plasma. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Frozen Specimens. Clotted or serverely hemolyzed specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Sample is only viable for 48 hours. Collect Monday through Thursday only; do not collect on Fridays, holidays, day before a holiday, or weekends.
Turn Around Time:
10-12 days upon receipt at reference laboratory.
Reference Range:
By report.
Interpretive Data:
Refer to report.
Comments:
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). Test detects all common mutations, including T315I.

This order is temporarily referred. Please place and order for Miscellaneous Test, Blood LAB3621 or Miscellaneous Test, Other (for Bone Marrow) LAB7779.
Methodology:
Massively Parallel Sequencing
CPT Code:
81479
 
See also:
Miscellaneous Test - Other, Test dependent
Miscellaneous Test, Whole Blood/Serum/Plasma
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery