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Test Code HLX JAK2 Mutation CASE JAK2 V617F Mutation Assay

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

Point Mutation Detection Using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism

Reference Values

See report.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81270

Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Preferred:

Blood

Container/Tube:  Lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s)

Specimen:  3 mL (minimum volume:  1 mL) of EDTA whole blood in original VACUTAINER(S)®

Transport Temperature:  Ambient

Collection Instructions:  Invert several times to mix blood. Forward unprocessed whole blood promptly. Specimen cannot be frozen.

Note:  1. Indicate blood on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (blood)

 

Bone Marrow

Place 3 mL (minimum volume:  1 mL) of bone marrow in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s) and send in original VACUTAINER(S)®. Invert several times to mix bone marrow. Forward unprocessed bone marrow promptly. Specimen cannot be frozen.

Note:  1. Indicate bone marrow on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (bone marrow)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

One time per week

Turnaround time:  5 to 7 work days

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5160105