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Chimerism Study

Specimen Type:

 

also known as Post Transplant Monitoring, STR Monitor, Short Tandem Repeat, STR , Engraftment Study, STR Screen

Blood


IMMUNOGENETICS & TRANSPLANT


Specimen requirements:

ACD 10 mL Yellow Top

 

or: 7 mL EDTA Hemogard Closure

Unit of measure:

N/A

Ideal sample:

Total

1 – 10 mL ACD Yellow

T Cell/Myeloid Separation

2 – 10 mL ACD Yellow

Absolute minimum amount:

7 mL

Method of collection:

Venipuncture

Transportation:

See ITL Specimen Notes

Label instructions:

See ITL Specimen Notes

The following substances can adversely affect the results:

Heparin, Blood not maintained at room temp., Clot

Request test on form:

Immunogenetics Requisition ( D6085(07-08) )

Order/entry screen(s): 

N/A

Stat frequency:

N/A

Stat turn around time:

N/A

Routine frequency:

Weekly

Must be in by:

Monday

Routine turn around time:

1 week

Deliver the specimen to :

Immunogenetics & Transplant : Drop off boxes at

 

Hillcrest - SCRAP Lab and Thornton Clinical Lab

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Molecular Fragment Analysis

Special Instructions:

For pediatric patients and patients with low white counts please call the laboratory for special instructions, 858-642-4774.  Baseline chimerism studies must be performed on donor and recipient prior to transplant and/or any post-transplant monitoring studies.

CyberLAB abbreviation:

N/A

CyberLAB code:

N/A

Lab Processing Instructions:

N/A