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JAK2 Exon 12 and other non-V617F mutations

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Mayo 
Test ID: LAB6679 
Methodology: Mutation Detection in cDNA Using Sanger Sequencing
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Reported: 10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Whole blood. Yellow ACD also acceptable.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Handling: Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of draw..
Unacceptable conditions: Grossly hemolytic specimens
Stability: Refrigerated (preferred): 5 days; Ambient: 5 days

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Aiding in the distinction between a reactive cytosis and a myeloproliferative neoplasm, particularly when a diagnosis of polycythemia is being entertained. This is a second-order test that should be used when the test for the JAK2 V617F Mutation Detection, Blood (JAK2) test is negative.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81403
Last Changed: 11/11/2016 15:13:12
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:10:01