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Name leukaemia
Specimen requirements 5 ml of heparin blood
3 ml of bone marrow, heparinised
Methodology FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridisation), karyotyping
Reference ranges Result/diagnosis:
akute lymphatic leukaemia (ALL),
akute myeloid leukaemia (AML),
chronic lymphatic leukaemia (CLL),
chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML),
myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS),
myeloproliferative disease (MPD),
lymphoproliferative disease (LPD)
Remarks Testing currently takes place in a contract laboratory