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Test Code TCGBM T-Cell Receptor Gene Rearrangement, PCR, Bone Marrow

Reporting Name

T Cell Receptor Gene Rearrange, BM

Useful For

Determining whether a T-cell population is polyclonal or monoclonal

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Bone Marrow


Shipping Instructions


Specimen must arrive within 7 days (168 hours) of collection.



Necessary Information


Include relevant clinical information and cytogenetics results, if available.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: EDTA (lavender top)

Acceptable: ACD (yellow top)

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix bone marrow.

2. Send specimen in original tube.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Bone Marrow Ambient (preferred) 7 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Positive, negative, or indeterminate for a clonal T-cell population

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Test Classification

This test was developed using an analyte specific reagent. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

81340-TCB (T cell antigen receptor, beta) (eg, leukemia and lymphoma), gene rearrangement analysis to detect abnormal clonal population(s); using amplification methodology (eg, PCR)

81342-TCG@ (T cell receptor, gamma) (eg, leukemia and lymphoma), gene rearrangement analysis, evaluation to detect abnormal clonal population(s)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TCGBM T Cell Receptor Gene Rearrange, BM In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
19957 Final Diagnosis: 34574-4

Testing Algorithm

See Malignant Lymphoma, Guideline for Bone Marrow Staging Studies in Special Instructions

Method Name

DNA Extracted for Analysis/Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. and InVivoScribe Technologies.)

Forms

1. Hematopathology Patient Information (T676) in Special Instructions

2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Hematopathology/Cytogenetics Test Request Form (T726) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/hematopathology-request-form.pdf)