CHIMERISM, PRE- ENGRAFTMENT, DONOR & RECIPIENT
4 ml (2 ml min) whole blood in 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube each for Donor and Recipient. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Indicate Donor and Recipient on tubes appropriately.
PCR, Fragment analysis
Sample Daily by 1 pm
Report 9th Day Evening
Whole blood is the preferred sample. Buccal swab/Nail clippings also acceptable.