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MPL codon 515 mutation detection, whole blood/bone marrow

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB8540 
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction/Quantitative Pyrosequencing
Schedule: Daily Varies
Reported: 12 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Lavender EDTA Whole Blood
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Whole blood or bone marrow. Lavender EDTA
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Plasma or serum. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: May be useful when suspicion for myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) is high in JAK2 V617F-negative individuals.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81402
Last Changed: 11/18/2016 10:55:57
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:52:37