KITAS - Specimen: KIT Asp816Val Mutation Analysis, Qualitative PCR

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: KITAS    
KIT Asp816Val Mutation Analysis, Qualitative PCR

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

 

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

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Shipping Instructions

Specimen must arrive within 168 hours of collection.

Necessary Information

The following information is required:

1. Pertinent clinical history

2. Clinical or morphologic suspicion

3. Date of collection

4. Specimen source

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.

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow

Container/Tube: 1.5- to 2-mL tube

Specimen Volume: Entire specimen

Collection Instructions:

1. Label specimen as extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow

2. Indication volume and concentration of DNA

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated/Ambient

Forms

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)

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

Extracted DNA: 50 mcL at 20 ng extracted DNA/mcL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Bone marrow biopsies, paraffin-embedded bone marrow clots, paraffin-embedded tissue, slides, or paraffin shavings

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
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