Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Cytogenetics- Bone Marrow

CMH Lab Section
Cytogenetics

Specimen Requirements
2-5 ml of bone marrow collected aseptically in a green top (sodium heparin) tube. Mix well by inverting the tube several times. Keep at room temperature. Send to lab immediately

Availability
Routine or Stat

Turn Around Time
5 - 7 days

Special Instructions
Indicate provisional diagnosis or clinical information and sex of donor if patient has been transplanted

Methodology
GTG banding. Culture and processing depends upon diagnosis

Ranges
See Interpretative Report

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