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Epic Test Name JAK2 V617F MUTATION ANALYSIS
Components
Synonyms JAK2 V617F
Janus Kinase 2 mutation analysis
Description Assist in the clinical diagnosis and management of myeloproliferative disorder(MPD); mutation is present in the majority of patients with polycythemia vera and >60% with essential thrombocythemia and primary myelofibrosis.
Specimen Requirements 
Container Lavender (EDTA) collection tube
Specimen Type Peripheral blood
Preferred Collection Volume 1 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions If patient is anemic, please send 5 mL of whole blood
Specimen Handling Peripheral Blood: 1 mL whole blood in EDTA (lavender top). If patient is anemic,
Requirements please send 5mL whole blood. ACD is acceptable.

Transport at room temperature or with cold pack.

Blood sample is stable for 7 days if refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria Frozen or clotted specimen. Specimen collected in any anticoagulant other than EDTA. Room temperature specimens over 72 hours old.
Methodology Real-time PCR,TaqMan® Allelic Discrimination Assay
Reference Range Not Detected
CPT Code(s) 81270
Department Molecular Diagnostics
Contact Information Lab: (214)-648-0960
Turn Around Time2-5 days
Performed As requested
Performed by Molecular Diagnostics
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 12/07/2016


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