Item Value
Test name Leukemia/Lymphoma Markers
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Preliminary result available from laboratory in 1-2 days. Written interpretive report sent within 7 days.
In House Availability Monday-Saturday (day shift)
Performed by Immunology
Normal range See Additional Information
Container type
Blood or marrow Lavender top
CSF CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Body Fluid 50 mL conical bottom plastic tube with blue screw cap preferred
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Collection Instructions Bone marrow aspirates should be held at room temperature. Fine needle aspirates should be refrigerated until they can be assayed (this medium is available in refrigerator at Specimen Receiving in the main laboratory).

Test performed Monday-Friday at 1200, results available at 1700 hours the following day. Saturday at 1200, results available at 1700 hours on Monday.

If results are required for immediate patient treatment, for which the above schedule will not suffice, contact the Laboratory Medicine resident.
Sample type EDTA whole blood, Bone marrow, Unfixed tissue, Tissue aspirates, CSF, Body fluids (with approval)

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667