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Test Code: T1517 Preferred Name PML-RAR-alpha PCR

No
1-2 days
2 weeks
Contact laboratory
Medicare Item
N/A

Test Tubes

ImageSpecimen TypeSpecimen VolumeTube Type
Peripheral blood15 mL (10 mL minimum)3 x EDTA 6mL (Pink Top)
Bone Marrow2 mL (1 mL minimum)EDTA 3 mL whole blood (Lavender top)

COLLECTION NOTES

--No collection notes--

GENERAL NOTES

This test is medicare rebatable.

Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL; APML; AML -M3) results from a reciprocal translocation between chromosome 15 and 17 designated t(15;17)(q22;q21).

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