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JAK2 GENE

Mnemonic

JAK2 GENE

Synonym

JAK2 - JAK2 RGQ PCR - V617F mutation testing

Includes

JAK2 p. Val617Phe (V617F) mutation, Qualitative

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

Ambient temperature, 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

Performed

Wednesday

Reported

4-10 days

Method

Polymerase Chain Reaction

Reference Values

Reference Values

Not Detected

CPT Codes

81270

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:20 AM


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