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

Test ID: CSPCF    
Plasma Cell Proliferative Disorder, 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. See PCPDS / Plasma Cell Proliferative Disorder, FISH, Bone Marrow

 

Specimen Type: Bone marrow

Preferred: Yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Lavender top (EDTA) or green top (heparin)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions: Invert several times to mix bone marrow

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

1 mL

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

Gross hemolysis Reject
Other Fully clotted

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 MarrowAmbient (preferred)4 days
 Refrigerated 4 days