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JAK2 gene V617F mutation, quant.

Lab Section:  Sendout  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB8667 
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Reported: 10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Bone marrow, serum, or plasma. Frozen or clotted whole blood. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Severely hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable


Clinical Indications: Quantitates JAK2 V617F allele frequency in enriched granulocytes from peripheral whole blood. Aids in risk stratification and therapeutic monitoring of JAK2 V617F mutation positive myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 81270
Last Changed: 11/16/2016 08:39:04
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:10:46