TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: CSNMM    
Multiple Myeloma Pre-Analysis Cell Sorting, Bone Marrow

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Bone Marrow

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

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see NGSMM / NGSMM Multiple Myeloma Gene Panel, Next-Generation Sequencing, Bone Marrow.

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

2 mL

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

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia OK
Other Bone marrow biopsies, slides, paraffin shavings, frozen tissues, paraffin-embedded tissues, paraffin-embedded bone marrow aspirates, extracted DNA, or bone marrow aspirate samples with <15% plasma cells by cytologic differential count.

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
Bone MarrowAmbient4 days