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BCR-abl Genetic Testing

Ordering information:

BCR-abl testing  must be peformed within 48 hrs of collection (best within 24 hrs.) but is not routinely processed by the referral laboratory on the weekends.

Samples need to be at Peter MacCallum pathology before 1500. (Mon-Fri only) .

Samples need to be at Box Hill laboratory by 11 am on Friday.

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
BCRABL
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTA large (Blood Bank)EDTA large (Blood Bank)
Collection Instructions:

PLEASE NOTE THIS TEST REQUIRES 20-30ml OF BLOOD.  ACCORDINGLY, PLEASE COLLECT 3-4 OF THE LARGE EDTA TUBES.

Samples need to be at Peter MacCallum pathology before 1500. (Mon-Fri only) .

Stored at Room Temperature.

Minimum Adult Volume:
20 mL
Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3 weeks
Laboratory Use Only

  

 

If EMR is not available, Pathology results are available from Auscare.  If you do not have an Auscare login,please complete attached form. https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20access.pdf

Instruction on how to use Auscare - https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20instructions.pdf

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW