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T-Cell Receptor Gene Rearrangement, PCR/TTGE

Order Name T CELL PCR
Test Number: 9604030
Revision Date 03/23/2013
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
T-Cell Receptor Gene Rearrangement, PCR/TTGE
Polymerase Chain Reaction  
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 5 mL (3 mL) Whole Blood EDTA (Lavender Top) Room Temperature
Alternate 1 5 mL (1 mL) Bone Marrow EDTA (Lavender Top) Room Temperature
Alternate 2 5x5mm Tissue RPMI Solution Ambient / Refrigerated
Instructions Send specimen ASAP, Keep at room temperature! (DO NOT FREEZE). Frozen samples will be rejected.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Mon 
Expected TAT 7-9 Days  
Clinical Use This assay is useful for establishing clonality of T-cell receptor gene rearrangement for the diagnosis of T-cell lymphoid neoplasms and identification of minimal residual disease or early recurrence in patients with previous diagnosis of T-call neoplasm. 
Notes For more information on this test, access our "Specialized Tests" section.

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CPT Code(s) 81342, (G0452-26)
Lab Section Reference Lab