BCR/ABL PCR


Test Information

Test Name

BCR/ABL PCR

Synonyms

BCR ABL Q-PCR; Philadelphia Chromosome; Q+ BCR/ABL

Preferred Specimen

6mL EDTA (Whole Blood)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Processing Information

Registration Code

BCR

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • DO NOT put on Automate
  • CPDA is not acceptable sample type

Methodology

Sample Storage

Samples for BCR-ABL can be held for up to 72 hours at 2-8C until tested

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website