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Epic Test Name STR POST-TRANSPLANT PCR
Components
Synonyms Short Tandem Repeat Post-transplant Analysis
Chimerism Analysis, Post-tranplant
Bone Marrow Engraftment Analysis, Post-transplant
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Lavender (EDTA) collection tube
Specimen Type Peripheral blood, bone marrow
Preferred Collection Volume 1 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of collection (48 hours for ACD).

Peripheral Blood: 1mL whole blood in EDTA preferred. ACD is acceptable. Send specimen at room temperature or with cold pack.

Bone Marrow: 1 mL bone marrow in EDTA preferred. ACD is acceptable. Send specimen at room temperature or with cold pack.
Rejection Criteria Clotted specimen, heparinized sample
Methodology Polymerase Chain Reaction and STR length sizing and genotyping
Reference Range Not Applicable
CPT Code(s) 81267
Department Molecular Diagnostics
Contact Information Lab: (214)-648-0960
Turn Around Time3-5 days
Performed As requested
Performed by Molecular Diagnostics
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 12/07/2016


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