Molecular Hematopathology Specimen Requirements

Specimen Types

  • HopeSeq Heme Panels: Blood, Bone Marrow Aspirate and FFPE
  • AML Rapid Genomic Assay: Blood and Bone Marrow Aspirate
  • Individual Molecular Heme Testing: Blood, Bone Marrow Aspirate and FFPE
  • Quantitative RT-PCR Assays: Blood and Bone Marrow Aspirate
  • Gene Rearrangement Assays: Blood, Bone Marrow Aspirate and FFPE
     

Specimen Requirements

  • Blood: EDTA; 3 ml minimum, 6ml preferred.
  • Bone Marrow Aspirate: EDTA; 3 ml minimum, 6ml preferred.
  • FFPE: (Formalin Fixed Parrafin Embedded) Block with the highest tumor content, which is not exposed to any decalcifying solutions OR 1 H&E and 15 USS (unstained slides 10uM thickness)
 

Shipping/Handling

  • Blood and Bone Marrow Aspirate: ship at ambient temperature if delivered on the same day, ship refrigerated otherwise. Do not freeze.
  • FFPE: ship at ambient temperature.