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MYD88 L265P Mutation Detection by PCR, Quantitative

ARUP #2009318, Order as a Miscellaneous Sendout.

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): Blood in one Lavender-top EDTA. (Min: 1.0 mL)
Also acceptable: Bone marrow aspirate in one Lavender-top EDTA (Min: 1.0 mL), FFPE Tumor Tissue in 10 percent neutral buffered formalin or paraffin embeded block, or extracted DNA (Min: 50 ng/mL).

Invert several times to mix blood or bone marrow.

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Do not centrifuge. Maintain specimen in original collection tube, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) prior to transport.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 5.0 mL blood, 3.0 mL bone marrow, tumor tissue in 10 percent neutral buffered formalin or paraffin embeded block, or extracted DNA, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) in original collection tube. (Min: 1.0 mL blood, 1.0 mL bone marrow, 50 ng/mL DNA)

Rejection Criteria

  • Frozen specimens.
  • Centrifuged specimens.
  • Specimens in clot or SST tubes.
  • Tissues in alternative fixatives of heavy metal fixatives (B-4 or B-5) or tissue sections on slides.
  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Whole Blood or Bone Marrow Specimens
Room temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 24 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 120 hours
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): Unacceptable

Tissue Specimens
Room temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): Indefinitely
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): Indefinitely
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): Unacceptable

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT.

Performed

DNA Isolation: Sunday - Saturday.
Testing: Varies.
Results available in 8-11 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).

CPT Code

81479.

Test Codes

ARUP #2009318, Order as a Miscellaneous Sendout.

Last Updated

05/04/2016

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