Apr 3, 2015




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BCR-ABL Quantitative Analysis

BCR-ABL Quantitative Analysis (HCBCRABL) Blood Center of SE WI Lab Test

Name: BCR-ABL Quantitative Analysis

Test Name: BCR-ABL Quantitative Analysis

Health Link Test Code: HCBCRABL


Methodology: PCR

Clinical Information:

This test should only be ordered on patients previously tested at the Blood Center of Wisconsin (BCW). For new diagnosis see BCR/ABL1 PCR, Diagnostic [HCBCRDIAG] or BCR/ABL1 PCR, Monitoring [HCBCRMON].

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 - 7 days.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: 3 Lavender top tubes

Collection Instructions:

Can be drawn Monday - Friday only (must be in UWHC Hospital Laboratory before 1200H on Friday). Please call Client Services at (608) 263-7060 for collection instructions for any day preceding a holiday.


Ordering source must fill out the Referral Screening Flow Sheet. Contact UWHC Test Referral office at (608) 262-6388 prior to collection.

Collection Volume: 10 mL blood or 5 mL bone marrow

Stability Ambient:

48 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

Not acceptable

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Testing Volume: 10 mL blood or 5 mL bone marrow

Pediatric Testing Volume: 4 mL blood or 1 mL bone marrow

Specimen Processing:

Samples must be received at testing laboratory within 48 hours of collection due to lability of RNA. Store at room temperature.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to laboratory immediately.


Report provides interpretation.

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