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Cytogenetic Studies

Laboratory:Human Molecular
Test Code:GENE PB or GENE BM
Specimen Types:Blood
Bone Marrow
Container Types:
Lithium Heparin (without Gel)
Collection & Request Instructions:

20 mL blood or 0.5-1.0 mL bone marrow in preservative free Lithium heparin ( no gel)

These studies are generally performed for additional diagnostic information at the time of marrow biopsy in patients with acute leukaemia, myeloproliferative disorders and stem cell transplant recipients.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
External Laboratory:St Vincent's Pathology