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Test ID MPAML MatePair, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Panel

Shipping Instructions

Advise Express Mail or equivalent if not on courier service.

Necessary Information

1. A reason for referral must be provided for testing to be performed.

2. A pathology report should accompany the specimen. If this information is not available at the time of order, submit as soon as possible for appropriateness of testing and to aid in interpretation of results.

Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:


Specimen Type: Bone marrow

Container/Tube: Green top (sodium heparin)

Specimen Volume: 1-2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix bone marrow.

2. If sodium heparin is not available, EDTA is acceptable.


Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Green top (sodium heparin)

Specimen Volume: 7-10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. If sodium heparin is not available, EDTA is acceptable. 


1. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available in Special Instructions:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Hematopathology/Cytogenetics Test Request (T726) with the specimen.

Useful For

Detecting a neoplastic clone associated with the common chromosome abnormalities seen in patients with acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplasia or other myeloid malignancies


Evaluating specimens when standard cytogenetic or FISH analysis is unsuccessful


Determining the size, precise breakpoints, gene content, and any unappreciated complexity of abnormalities detected by other methods such as conventional chromosome and FISH studies


Providing important diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic information critical to proper patient management

Genetics Test Information

This assay detects targeted chromosome abnormalities observed in the blood and bone marrow of patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

Method Name

Mate-Pair Whole Genome Sequencing

Reporting Name

MatePair, AML Panel

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

Bone Marrow: 1 mL
Blood: 1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Ambient (preferred)

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Specimens are processed Monday through Friday.

Results reported Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MPAML MatePair, AML Panel 94588-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
113478 Result Summary 50397-9
113479 Interpretation 69965-2
113480 Result Table 93356-4
113481 Result 94592-3
113482 Nomenclature 62356-1
GC010 Reason for Referral 42349-1
GC011 Specimen 31208-2
113483 Source 22633-2
113484 Method 49549-9
113485 Additional Information 48767-8
113486 Released By 18771-6

NY State Approved