PMLR - Overview: PML/RARA Quantitative, PCR

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: PMLR    
PML/RARA Quantitative, PCR

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

Diagnosis of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL)


Detection of residual or recurrent APL


Monitoring the level of promyelocytic leukemia/retinoic acid receptor alpha (PML/RARA) in APL patients

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia: Guideline to Diagnosis and Follow-up in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Quantitative, Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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


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

PML/RARA Quantitative, PCR

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

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL)
AML (acute myeloid leukemia)
APL minimum residual disease