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Test Catalog

Test ID: MPAML    
MatePair, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Panel

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Shipping Instructions

Advise Express Mail or equivalent if not on courier service.

Necessary Information

1. A reason for referral must be provided for testing to be performed.

2. A pathology report should accompany the specimen. If this information is not available at the time of order, submit as soon as possible for appropriateness of testing and to aid in interpretation of results.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Bone marrow

Container/Tube: Green top (sodium heparin)

Specimen Volume: 1-2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix bone marrow.

2. If sodium heparin is not available, EDTA is acceptable.

 

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Green top (sodium heparin)

Specimen Volume: 7-10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. If sodium heparin is not available, EDTA is acceptable. 

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Forms

New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available in Special Instructions:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

Bone Marrow: 1 mL
Blood: 1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated