JAK2 Mutation, Cell Based

Message
Information regarding draw time and date is required to ensure stability of the sample.

Test Code
56102

CPT Codes
81270

Preferred Specimen
3 mL whole blood EDTA (lavender top) tube.  (minimum 0.5 mL whole blood)

Other Acceptable Specimens
Bone Marrow

Instructions
Do Not Spin. Follow standard whole blood collection procedure. Collect 3-5 mL whole blood samples in an EDTA (lavender top) tube. Blood samples are shipped at room temperature or 4°C. Do not Freeze whole blood. Record the draw time and date on the tube. Ship immediately to maintain sample stability.

Transport Container
EDTA (lavender top) tube

Transport Temperature
Room Temperature
     For specimen integrity in the lock box click here

Specimen Stability
Room Temperature = 5 days
Refrigerated = 5 days
Frozen = unacceptable

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Rejected for gross hemolysis, received frozen or clotted

Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction with melting temperature analysis.

Setup Schedule
Thursday
MD

Report Available
8-9 days

Reference Range
This specimen was tested by allelic discrimination surrounding codon  617 on Exon 14 of the Janus Kinase (JAK2) gene. 


Performing Laboratory
CompuNet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.