BCGR - Overview: Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrangement, Blood

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Test ID: BCGR    
Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrangement, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining whether a B-cell or plasma cell population is polyclonal or monoclonal in peripheral blood specimens


Identifying neoplastic cells as having B-cell or plasma cell differentiation


Monitoring for a persistent neoplasm by detecting an immunoglobulin gene rearrangement profile similar to one from a previous neoplastic specimen

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.


Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Genomic DNA Extracted Followed by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrange, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

B-Cell Gene Rearrangement
B-Cell Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrangement
Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrange (PCR)
Lymphoma vs Benign Process
B Cell Gene Rearrangement
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