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Test Code 1517O PML Assay, t(15;17)Translocation detection (Pathology)

Specimen Type

Bone Marrow

Container

Lavender top

Preferred Volume

3 mL

Availability

Monday -Friday, 8AM -4:30PM

Turnaround Time

Approx. 2 weeks

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Usage

May be indicated in acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL/PML/M3)

Test Methodology

Reverse Transcription and Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

CPT Code

81315

Test Includes

Nucleic acid extraction, reverse transcription, multiple primer sets amplification, gel electrophoresis, and pathologist’s interpretation

Reference Range

Interpretation by pathologist

Minimum Volume

3 mL

Fee Code

79777

Synonyms

PML, t(15;17) translocation, PML-RARA, APL