KIT17 - Overview: KIT Exon 17, Mutation Analysis

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: KIT17    
KIT Exon 17, 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 melanomas

 

Identification of a mutation in exon 17 of the KIT

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

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

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 SLIRV / Slide Review. Additional testing may be performed after review by pathologist. Upon approval from the requesting clinician, 70012 / Pathology Consultation may be added, if determined to be appropriate.

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

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

KIT exon 17, Mutation Analysis

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

CKIT
Exon 17
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
GIST
GST17
KIT ex 17
KIT exon 17
Melanoma
Mutation Screening