Bone Marrow, Cytogenetics Study

Sterile plastic (polystyrene) screw cap tube containing sterile medium.  These containers may be obtained from the Cytogenetcs laboratory(984)974-1790 upon request.

Test ID   LAB5504
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   88237, 88264, 88291
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Cytogenetics
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 1.5-2cc Bone marrow placed into bone marrow collection media; keep at room temperature; see Comments for additional specimen information
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/7 days
Turnaround Time         Routine: <21 days 
    Preliminary result: 48-72 hrs

Deliver sample to the Core Laboratory within 24 hours. 

Call the Cytogenetics Lab at 984-974-1790 with questions.
Use sterile technique and close all containers tightly.  Label all containers with patient name, hospital #, date collected, and physician's name. 

Reviewed by jcayless on December 09, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514