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CD138 positive cell selection for FISH (New test)

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code CD138
Performed by Medical Genomics - Cytogenetics
In House Availability Monday - Friday day shift
Method Fluorescent in situ hybridization
Container type Dark green top
Amount to Collect
Blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 2 cm
Sample type Heparinized whole blood or bone marrow aspirate. Bone marrow core biopsy
Preferred volume
Blood 2 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 2 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 2 cm
Min. Volume
Blood 1 mL
Bone marrow aspirate 1 mL
Bone marrow biopsy 1 cm
UCSF Rejection Criteria Frozen, leaking or unlabeled tubes
Processing notes Do not centrifuge or freeze sample. Send to Cytogenetics at China basin for processing.
Normal range
Synonyms Multiple myeloma; CD138 cell isolation
Stability 2 days
Turn around times 1-2 weeks
CPT coding 88299
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 3/15/2017 1:14:14 PM
Entry Number 1674
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