MYD88 - Overview: MYD88, L265P, Somatic Gene Mutation, DNA Allele-Specific PCR

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Test Name

Test ID: MYD88    
MYD88, L265P, Somatic Gene Mutation, DNA Allele-Specific PCR

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

Establishing the diagnosis of lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia and helping to distinguish this low-grade B-cell lymphoma from other subtypes

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

Allele-Specific Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

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

MYD88 L265P Gene Mutation Analysis

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

MYD88
L265P
B-cell lymphoma
LPL/WM
Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma
Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia