WELCOME TO UCSD LABORATORY SERVICES GUIDE

 

 

cms.ucsd.edu/labref/default.asp

 #   A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

Chimerism Study

Specimen Type:

 

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

Bone Marrow


IMMUNOGENETICS & TRANSPLANT


Specimen requirements:

ACD 10 mL Yellow Top – Bone Marrow

Unit of measure:

N/A

Ideal sample:

3 mL Bone Marrow

Absolute minimum amount:

1 mL Bone Marrow

Method of collection:

N/A

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 :

 

Method:

Molecular Fragment Analysis

Special Instructions:

T Cell/Myeloid Separations cannot be performed on Bone Marrow Samples.  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