IGH Variable Region Mutation, Blood
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
|Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
6 mL whole blood from a pink(EDTA) top tube.
Frozen or clotted specimens.
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Refrigerated specimens should be received within 48 hours of collection
for optimal viability.
Monday-Thursday and Friday until Noon, no weekends, no holidays.
2 weeks upon receipt at reference laboratory
Refer to report.
This mailout test requires pathologist approval for orders during
inpatient encounters. Mailouts staff will not process order without
approval. The pathologist covering mailouts approval can be reached at
pager #5379. If approval is given, the name of the pathologist can be
selected in the drop-down menu to the right of the approval warning in
Epic when ordering the test.
This assay is designed for individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of
CLL, and for these individuals testing will include sequencing. All
other diagnoses will terminate after amplification and will not have
the sequencing component.
Test indicated for chronic lymphocytic
leukemia (CLL) prognosis; prior diagnosis of CLL should be
Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing