Test Overview
Test Methodology

Quantitative Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction

Test Usage

Detect and quantitate RUNX1-RUNX1T1 fusions arising from t(8;21) in acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Varies
Analytic Time

6 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
ARUNX
MiChart Code
ARUNX
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
ARUP 2010138
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect blood in a lavender top tube. Send specimen intact as whole blood to Specimen Processing, refrigerated. Tube must be received by ARUP within 48 hours of collection. Draw Mon-Fri (before 12:00 pm on Friday) only.

Special Handling

Must be kept refrigerated. Specimen stability is 1 hour at room temp. Extracted RNA is a strict frozen

Rejection Criteria
Any other anticoagulant than EDTA. Specimen ambient > 1 hour. Frozen specimens.
Normal Volume
5 mL blood; 3 mL bone marrow. Sent intact as whole blood. Extracted RNA: 40 uL RNA with at least 40 ng/uL concentration
Minimum Volume
1 mL blood or bone marrow. Sent intact as whole blood. Extracted RNA: 40 uL RNA with at least 40 ng/uL concentration
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated for blood/bone marrow. Extracted RNA is Frozen
Additional Information

Test sent to ARUP Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
81401
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