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Chromosome Analysis Leukaemic Blood

Test Code:

CY0020

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Sodium Heparin Tube (To be obtained from Cytogenetics Laboratory)

Specimen Requirement

Only suitable for cases with high blast count.

3 - 4 mL blood.

Sterile techniques must be observed.
Invert gently several times to ensure proper mixing and prevent clotting.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Store specimen at room temperature. For after office hours store at 4-8oC degree in lab reception refrigerator.
Transport to laboratory as soon as possible.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

18 days

Reference Value(s)

-

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Cytogenetics

Contact Number

6394 1392

Day and Time Performed

When requested

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Downtime Form

Additional Information

​Only suitable for cases with a minimum of 10% early white blood cells present in the peripheral blood specimen.

Change History Notes

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Keywords

Chromosome Analysis Leukaemic Blood CY0020
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