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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeMONC
Method

RT-PCR is carried out to detect inv(16)(p13q22) and t(16;16)(p13;q22) which fuse the CBFB gene on chromosome 16q22, to the MYH11 gene on chromosome 16p13. 

Diagnostic Use / Indications

CBFB-MYH11 transcripts are found in almost 10% of de novo AML. About 50% of these correspond to AML-M4Eo. Transcripts have also been found in AML-M4, M2, and M5. 

 

External Price$470.50(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient SpecimenBlood or Bone marrow.
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient temperature within 24 hours of collection.
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions10 mL EDTA blood. 1-3 mL bone marrow in EDTA or RPMI (anticoagulant).
Aliquot Transport to CHLUrgent/overnight courier, within 24 hours at room temperature.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Molecular Oncology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 3786 008 / x86008
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement.
Turnaround Time3-7 days
Interpretation

Reported as positive or negative for CBFB-MYH11 transcripts.  If positive, the Type of transcript (i.e. A-J) will be identified. 

Additional Information

 

 

 

 

An additional charge of approximately $180.00 may be applied to samples received on weekends and public holidays for processing by on-call staff.

Delphic Number Test Number7084

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