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Test ID: PCPRO    
Plasma Cell DNA Content and Proliferation, Bone Marrow

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Establishing a diagnosis of a plasma cell proliferative disorder

 

Providing prognostic information for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma and other plasma cell proliferative disorders

 

Assessing response to therapy and detecting disease relapse and progression in treated plasma cell proliferative disorder patients

 

Determining plasma cell DNA content and proliferation

Additional Tests Lists tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
FCINTFlow Cytometry Interp, 2-8 MarkersNo, (Bill Only)Yes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, flow cytometry interpretation will always be performed at an additional charge.

 

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Laboratory Approach to the Diagnosis of Amyloidosis

-Laboratory Screening Tests for Suspected Multiple Myeloma

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

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Flow Cytometry/DNA Content/Cell Cycle Analysis

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Plasma Cell Proliferation, Marrow

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

PC Proliferation
Myeloma Staging
Plasma Cell Staging
Labeling Index
PCLIP
Plasma Cell Labeling Index (PCLI)