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Specimen Type: Bone marrow
Container/Tube: Yellow top (ACD)
Specimen Volume: 1-5 mL
1. Submission of bilateral specimens is not required.
2. Include 5- to 10-unstained bone marrow aspirate smears, if possible.
3. Label specimen appropriately (bone marrow).
Specimen Stability Information: Ambient <72 hours/Refrigerated < or =72 hours
Additional Information: If cytogenetic tests are also desired when collecting CLLM / CLL Monitoring, MRD Detection, Blood an additional specimen should be submitted. It is important that the specimen be obtained, processed, and transported according to instructions for the other required test.
Forms: 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)
Mild OK; Gross reject
Mild OK; Gross OK
|Bone Marrow||Ambient (preferred)|