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Test Code FH CHIMERS Chimerism Report by FHCRC

Clinical System Name

Chimerism Report by FHCRC

Synonyms

SCCA Cytogenetics, VNTR
VNTR, Engraftment monitoring

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Container(s): Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 10.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 3.0 mL whole blood or 1.0 mL bone marrow

 

Note: Collect bone marrow or whole blood in Dark Green/Sodium Heparin tube OR heparinized syringe (20 units of heparin/mL of specimen). Transfer samples collected in heparinized syringe to additive-free tube for transport. EDTA is acceptable, not preferred.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp:RT

Storage location: Keep specimens at room temperature. After hours: follow instructions on "Cytogenetics/Cell Sort After Hours Flowsheet" located in the SCCA specimen handling manual. NOTE: Peripheral samples are stable at room temp over the weekend, to be sorted the following Monday.

 

Off-site collection: Transport at room temperature. NOTE: Peripheral samples are stable at room temp over the weekend, to be sorted the following Monday.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Assay started on M,W, & Th. Results = 2 weeks

 

Performing Laboratory

SCCA Clinical Immunogenetics Lab

Department

Department:

 SCCA Clinical Immunogenetics Lab

825 Eastlake Ave E, Room G7-107
Seattle, WA
 

Phone Number: (206) 288-1120; 1139

 

 

 

 

Reference Range

None specified

 

 

 

 

Methodology

Method: VNTR

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

CPT Code

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Chimerism Analysis by VNTR Analysis
Reference Test Number:

None specified

Instructions:

Specimen must be received at SCCA Lab by 1030 am M-Th and by 1230 pm on F to be sorted the same day. SCCA Clinical Immunogenetics Laboratories (CIL LAB), 825 Eastlake Ave E, Room G7-107. Call (206) 288-1120 for general information and (206) 288-1139 for results.