Facebook Pixel Code
Section banner image
Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Detection of RBM15-MKL1; t(1;22)(p13;q13)

Clinical Significance

RBM15-MKL1 fusion gene; t(1;22)(p13;q13) is found in infants with acute megakaryoblastic leukemia.

Test Name

Detection of RBM15-MKL1; t(1;22)(p13;q13)

Gene Name

  • RBM15 -MKL1 fusion gene

Division

Haematopathology- Molecular Haematology

Method

RT PCR (Real-time polymerase chain reaction) (end point)

Turn Around Time

2-3 working days

Disease/Condition

AMKL (Acute megakaryoblastic leukemia)

Specimen Type

Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow Aspirate

Minimum Specimen Requirements

2 mL

Storage/Transportation

Room Temperature (on ice if shipping takes more than 48 hrs).

Special Requirements

Sample to be collected in EDTA  or Sodium citrate(preservative) Please call Laboratory prior to shipping your samples

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212