Test Name: BCR-ABL1 Translocation, t(9;22) – quantitative 


Methodology: Molecular Genetics


Test Description

Real-time RT-PCR for detection of t(9;22) BCR-ABL1 fusion transcripts that result in p190 (E1) or p210 (E13, E14) fusion proteins. Analytical sensitivity is 1 tumor cell in 100,000 normal cells. Log reduction score is reported. Longitudinal data will appear as a NeoTRACK Result on the report. 


Specimen Requirements

•Peripheral blood: 4 mL in EDTA tube.
•Bone marrow: 2 mL in EDTA tube.


Storage and Transport

Use cold pack for transport, making sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen. Ship same day as drawn whenever possible; specimens <72 hours old preferred.


Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 5-7 Days


CPT Codes*: 81206, 81207


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