Monitor erythroid lineage chimerism in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Hemoglobin genotyping of donor and recipient can be done by Test#4624 Hemoglobin SC Mutation Analysis. Indicate on requisition Donor and Patient genotype.
Additional Test Information
EDTA Bone Marrow (lavender top) or EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top)
Additional Sample Requirements
Sample must be received within 48 hours of collection. Indicate on specimen tube and requisition whether sample is whole blood or bone marrow.
3-5 ml EDTA Bone Marrow (lavender top) or 10 ml EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top)