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Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

B-CELL LEUKEMIA PANEL (FISH)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
FBCELL      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: FBCELL         Geisinger Epic ID: 33299

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Bone marrow or whole blood.
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Submit 1-3 mL of bone marrow in Culture Transport Medium (preferred) or 3-5 mL peripheral blood in a green-top sodium heparin tube. Ship at room temperature. Do not freeze.
Special notes:
Collect bone marrow in heparinized syringe or sodium heparin tube or whole blood in sodium heparin tube.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: Not established. Refrigerated: Not established. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Interpretive report.
CPT code(s):
88271 x5, 88275 x5
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
B cell leukemia panel
Methodology:
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Synonyms:
B-Cell Leukemia Panel

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Sunday morning    
Performed stat? No
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