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JAK2 exon 12 mutation analysis, bone marrow/blood

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB8538 
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction
Schedule: Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported: 10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Sterile Container also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Lavender (EDTA) OR bone marrow (EDTA).
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Serum. Frozen specimens. Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA.
Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable


Clinical Indications: Most appropriate in cases of high suspicion of polycythemia vera with negative JAK2 V617F mutation status.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81403
Last Changed: 11/16/2016 08:29:58
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:10:15