CG Chromosome Analysis Neoplastic-Bone Marrow Collection Manual
Specimen type: Bone Marrow
Age range: Age not required
Minimun volume: 3 ml of bone marrow (minimum 1 ml)
Container: Green top
Preservative: Sodium Heparin
Patient preparation: None
Patient special instructions: None
Turn around time: 21 Days
Deliver immediately or regular: Regular
Special instructions: Sample should be delivered immediately to the cytogenetic lab
Refrigeration or room temperature: Sample can be kept at room temperature. Sample can be refrigerated.
Need to include clinical data: Diagnosis. Last CBC if available.
Approved by: Parul B. Jayakar, MD, Director of Miami Genetics Laboratories on March 01, 2013
Revised by: Isabel de León, Laboratory Manager on July 16, 2019