Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Panel

Additional Info

  • Methodology: Flow Cytometry
  • Test Description:

    Markers:  CD34, CD41a, CD45, CD235a, Myeloperoxidase

    The Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Panel by flow cytometry is used to characterize the immunophenotype of a myeloblast population to aid in the diagnosis and subclassification of AML and other myeloid neoplasms. This panel is best used in combination with the Leukemia/Lymphoma Panel.

  • Specimen Requirements:

    Bone marrow aspirate:  2-3 ml in green top (sodium heparin) or purple top (EDTA) tube

    Peripheral blood:  5-7 ml in green top (sodium heparin) or purple top (EDTA) tube

  • Storage & Transportation:

    Specimens should be received within 24-48 hours from collection to ensure acceptable cell viability. Peripheral blood and bone marrow aspirate specimens can be stored and transported at room temperature. Other tissue biopsies and body fluids should be refrigerated but not frozen; please use a cold pack to transport these specimens, making sure the cold pack is not in direct contact with the specimen.

  • Level of Service: Global
  • Turnaround Time: 1 day
  • ***: The CPT codes provided with our test descriptions are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. Correct CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
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