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JAK2 GENE

Mnemonic

JAK2 GENE

Synonym

JAK2 - JAK2 RGQ PCR - V617F mutation testing

Includes

JAK2 p. Val617Phe (V617F) mutation, Qualitative
(Does not include exon 12)
 

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube or
Bone Marrow, one 3.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Whole blood sample must be submitted in original container. Aliquot tubes will not be accepted. Do not separate whole blood. Do not freeze

Preferred Volume

Whole Blood, 4.0 mL or Bone Marrow, 3.0 mL

Minimum Volume

Whole Blood, 1.0 mL or Bone Marrow, 0.5 mL

Transport

Ambient Temperature

Rejection Criteria

Frozen or clotted samples, serum or severly hemolyzed whole blood, specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA

Stability

Ambient: 10 days; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Note

Critical sterile. Samples cannot be shared with other laboratory departments unless molecular testing is performed first.

Performed

Weekly

Reported

4-10 days

Method

Polymerase Chain Reaction

Reference Values

Reference Values

Not Detected

Comments

Isolated DNA can be sent for referral testing (i.e CALR).

CPT Codes

81270

Last Updated: Thursday, November 9, 2017 11:10:57 AM


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