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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

B-Cell Clonality (IGH and IGL)

Test Name

B-Cell Clonality (IGH and IGL)

Lavender Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Lavender

Minimum Volume = 1 mL

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in a lavender top and send to core lab. Ensure sample is mixed adequately. Sample must arrive Monday to Thursday between 0900-1200 hours. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Stability: Stable for 24hrs at room temperature and 3 days refrigerated.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature within 1 hour of collection.

Lab Instrustions Test done Monday to Thursday only. Do not draw on Fridays after 13:00 and on weekends.

Sample Rejection Criteria:Clotted sample, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity samples will be rejected.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

2 Weeks

Test Utilization

Reference value

See Interpretation Report

Test Code




Testing Location


Other Information

Send To:

Jewish General Hospital

Molecular Pathology Center

Room E603

33755 Core St Catherine Road

Montreal, QC, H3T 1E2