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Test ID: 88955    
KIT, Mutation Analysis, Exon 8

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

88955

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors or other related tumors

 

Identification of a mutation in exon 8 of the KIT gene

Additional Tests Lists test(s) that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
60254AP Special Studies ReviewNoYes
70011Slide ReviewNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

This test is performed in conjunction with 60254 / Anatomic Pathology Special Studies Review and 70011 / Slide Review. Additional testing may be performed after review by pathologist. Upon approval from the requesting clinician, 60254 / Anatomic Pathology Special Studies Review could be changed to 70012 / Pathology Consultation, if determined to be more appropriate.

 

See Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Sequencing
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

KIT, Mutation Analysis, Ex8

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Exon 8
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
GIST
Mutation Screening
GST8
KIT exon 8
CKIT
KIT ex 8