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The Classic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Optimizing Laboratory Testing for Hematologic Disorders Series



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October 2011


Welcome to Mayo Medical Laboratories' Hot Topics. These presentations provide short discussions of current topics and may be helpful to you in your practice.

Our presenterfor this program is Dr. Curtis Hanson, from the Division of Hematopathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Hanson is presenting the second in our series "Optimizing Laboratory Testing for Hematologic Disorders." This series will address guidelines for appropriate laboratory test utilization in hematologic disorders and represents the combined effort of the Divisions of Hematopathology and Laboratory Genetics. This presentation will discuss the appropriate utilization of the JAK2 and MPL gene tests for evaluating possible myeloproliferative neoplasms. Thank you, Dr. Hanson.

Thank you, Sharon, for that introduction. As Sharon mentioned, my talk today is entitled Optimizing Laboratory Testing for Hematology Disorders Series, The Classic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms.

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