JAK2 V617F Mutation by PCR : 1003139

Test Code
MDFCPJAK2PG or 1003139

Alias/See Also
Janus kinase 2 gene; polycythemia vera; idiopathic myelofibrosis; myeloproliferative disorders; essential thrombocytopenia

CPT Codes
81270

Instructions
Peripheral Blood in a lavender top tube (EDTA) or Bone Marrow in a lavender top tube (EDTA). Also acceptable: Bone marrow aspirate or clot embedded in paraffin.

Transport Container
Submit 5 mL Blood (Min. 1 mL) or 2 mL Bone marrow (Min. 0.5 mL): Do not centrifuge. Paraffin embedded bone marrow aspirate or clot-submit in sterile biohazard plastic bag.

Transport Temperature
Blood or Bone Marrow: Refrigerated. Paraffin embedded BM/clot: Ambient or on ice pack in summer.

Specimen Stability
Blood or Bone Marrow: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Paraffin embedded bone marrow clot: Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Setup Schedule
Tuesday & Thursday

Report Available
2-7 days

Limitations
The kit used to perform this test is labeled for RESEARCH USE ONLY. Performance characteristics have been determined by med fusion. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Reference Range
An interpretive report will be provided.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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