Cytogenetics- Leukemic Blood
CMH Lab Section
7-10 ml of blood in green top, no gel, (sodium heparin) tubes. Mix well by inverting the tubes several times. Keep at room temperature. Send to lab immediately.
Routine or Stat
Turn Around Time
5 - 7 days
Patient must have at least 5% immature cells or blasts. Indicate provisional diagnosis or clinical information. Send PB WBC and differential with specimen.
Non-stimulated short term cultures; GTG banding
See Interpretative Report