Item Value
Test name PML-RARA Translocation Quantitative
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 7-10 days
In House Availability Run 1x per week as needed, Tuesday or Thursday, day shift only.
Performed by Medical Genomics - Molecular Diagnostics
Normal range No PML-RARA bcr1, bcr2 or bcr3 fusion transcripts
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect
Blood 5 mL
Bone marrow 2 mL
Collection Instructions Due to limited stability samples for this test should not be collected the day before a holiday or 3-day weekend.

Do not collect sample in heparin. Keep sample refrigerated for overnight or longer storage.

For UCSF Samples (from remote sites) Click here for sample collection instructions

For NON-UCSF Samples Click here for Requisition form & Account set-up instructions. Note we only do institutional billing.
Sample type EDTA Whole blood, bone marrow

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667