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Test Code BCR BCR-ABL Mutation Assay (Blood)

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Lavender top

Preferred Volume

10 mL

Availability

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Turnaround Time

Approx. 2 weeks

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Usage

To identify the treatment resistance mutations in ABL gene. May be indicated in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)

Test Methodology

DNA Sequencing

CPT Code

81403

Test Includes

Nucleic acid extraction, gel electrophoresis, amplification of a pair of primer, reverse transcription, sequence using 2 primer pairs and Pathologist’s interpretation. May be indicated in treatment resistance CML to identify the treatment resistance BCR-ABL mutations.

Minimum Volume

10 mL

Fee Code

79778

Synonyms

ABL gene mutations; ABL mutations in CML