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CGA- Bone Marrow

CGA- Bone Marrow (HCSLH812) WSLH Cytogenetics Lab Test

Name: CGA- Bone Marrow

Test Name: CGA- Bone Marrow

Health Link Test Code: HCSLH812

LIS Test Code: SLH812

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

Link: http://www.slh.wisc.edu/wslhApps/RefMan/wslhSearch.php?searchTerm=812&TEST_REFERENCE_ID=6555&submitIt=testDetail

Also Acceptable: Green top (with sodium heparin anticoagulant)

Collection Instructions:

When submitting marrow for diagnostic purposes, including a peripheral blood specimen is recommended as blood cultures can provide vital information even when the WBC is very low, and test quality is optimized when both specimens are submitted together.

 

Bone marrow must be received and processed by WSLH within 24 hours of collection. Bone marrow must be received by the ;aboratory Monday-Friday or before 0900 on Saturday.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory at room temperature (may transport with coolant during hot, >85ºF weather).

Interpretation Type: Expected Results