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B-cell Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrangement

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Also known as: Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrangement; B-cell Gene Clonality Molecular Genetic Tests; BCGR
Formal name: B-cell Gene Rearrangement

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To help diagnose a B-cell lymphoma; to detect and evaluate residual cancer cells

When to Get Tested?

When a doctor thinks that you may have a B-cell lymphoma; sometimes to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment or to evaluate for recurrent disease

Sample Required?

A bone marrow, tissue (biopsy), or body fluid sample collected by your doctor; sometimes a blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?