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Test Code 1517RT t(15;17)Translocation detection (Blood)

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Lavender top

Preferred Volume

10 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 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

10 mL

Fee Code

79777

Synonyms

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