|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
When this test is ordered, flow cytometry interpretation will always be performed at an additional charge.
See Laboratory Screening Tests for Suspected Multiple Myeloma in Special Instructions.
Specimen Type: Redirected bone marrow
Preferred: Yellow top (ACD)
Acceptable: EDTA, heparin
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Stability Information: <72 hours
1. Include patient's disease state (untreated, treated, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, stable).
2. Indicate if patient is on anti-CD38 therapy.
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
Fully clotted or frozen specimen
|Bone Marrow||Ambient (preferred)|