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Gene Arrangement of T-cell Receptor Gamma (TCR-g) by Southern Hybridization

Test Mnemonic TCR-g-Southern
Detection Gene arrangement of TCR-g
Methodology Gel electrophoresis and Southern hybridization
Service  Monday - Friday.
Turn Around Time 9 days.
Collection Tubes EDTA (lavender top) or ACD (yellow-top) 

Note: Heparinized samples cannot be used.

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood (min. 6 mL) /Bone marrow 2 mL/CSF 5-10 mL/Tissue biopsy approx. 200 mg and frozen within 1 hour of collection

Special Instructions:  Store and transport at room temperature; Specimen must be received within 48 hours of collection; Plasma may be stored frozen at -20°C for 72 hours or -80°C indefinitely. 

Please complete the Diagnostic Service Request Form (shown below) and forward it with the specimen.

Rejection Criteria:  Heparinized specimen.  Plasma left on cells for >3 hours.

Contact tel: 410-706-0513; fax: 410-706-8623



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