KIT8 - Overview: KIT Exon 8, Mutation Analysis

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: KIT8    
KIT Exon 8, Mutation Analysis

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 tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
SLIRVSlide Review in MGNo, (Bill Only)Yes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

This test is performed in conjunction with SLIRV / Slide Review in MG. Additional testing may be performed after review by pathologist. Upon approval from the requesting clinician, PATHC / Pathology Consultation may be added, if determined to be appropriate.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Sequencing

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

Yes

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

KIT exon 8, Mutation Analysis

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

CKIT
Exon 8
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
GIST
GIST8
KIT ex 8
KIT exon 8
Mutation Screening