MPL Exon 10 Mutation Detection, Varies
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
See Myeloproliferative Neoplasm: A Diagnostic Approach to Bone Marrow Evaluation in Special Instructions.
Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing
Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.
Specimen Type: Extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow
Container/Tube: 1.5- to 2- mL tube
Specimen Volume: Entire specimen
Collection Instructions: Label specimen as extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow and provide indication of volume and concentration of DNA.
Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated/Ambient
1. Hematopathology Patient Information (T676) in Special Instructions
2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Hematopathology/Cytogenetics Test Request Form (T726) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/hematopathology-request-form.pdf)
No specimen should be rejected.
Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.