Days Set Up
Monday-Saturday, 7am-3pm
Analytic Time

8-48 hours

MiChart Code
Minimal Residual Disease for Multiple Myeloma, Flow Cytometry
Soft Order Code
MRDMM

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Flow Cytometry; multi-fluorochrome

Test Usage

This test is for evaluating the depth of response after treatment for multiple myeloma

Reference Range

Pathologist interpretation of results provided.

*Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection

Should be collected from a first pull aspirate (the person collecting the marrow should redirect the Jamshidi) into a heparinized syringe that will be transferred into a 7ml green top and thoroughly mixed

Collection Onsite

Add 4 ml of first pull bone marrow aspirate to a green top sodium heparin Vacutainer® tube. Send intact specimen at room temperature within 4 hours of collection.

Collection Offsite

The following information is required on a Hematopathology Consult requisition:

1.Relevant clinical history
2.Clinical or morphological findings and suspicions
3.Specimen source
4.Date and time of collection
5.Phone number and after hours pager number for ordering physician

Add 4 ml of first pull bone marrow aspirate to a green top sodium heparin Vacutainer® tube. Send intact specimen at room temperature within 12 hours of collection.

Normal Volume
4 ml
Minimum Volume
2 ml

Billing Information

CPT Code
88184, 88185 x10, 88188
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.