KIT (D816V) Mutation

Abbrev Code:NGSON   
Order Code:LAB6497Order Name:Next Generation Sequencing
Methodology:Next generation sequencing
CPT Codes: 81272 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 10-14 days.
Special Instructions:Refer to requisition form for available tests (see Associated Links). For non-EPIC sites: Print out requisition(s) and check gene(s) or panel requested.
Associated Links:

MDL Oncology Tumor Marker Request Form, NGSON Order Instructions

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or bone marrow
Fixed tissue slides (preferred); fresh tissue
Optimal Volume:10 mL blood or 3 mL bone marrow
Fixed tissue; 5 unstained slides (10 microns thick), 1 H&E slide (10 microns thick) fixed tissue; fresh tissue: 5 mm x 5 mm x 5 mm.
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL blood or 1 mL bone marrow
Fixed tissue; 4 unstained slides (10 microns thick), 1 H&E slide (10 microns thick) fixed tissue; fresh tissue: 3 mm x 3 mm x 3 mm.
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Alternate Containers: Purple (EDTA)
Collection Instructions:Follow the NGSON Order Instructions prior to sample collection. See Associated Links.
Causes for Rejection:Whole blood: Frozen or clotted specimen, incorrect anticoagulant, specimen more than 5 days old. Add on testing to hematology samples is not accepted.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Molecular Diagnostics  (UMMC East Bank)


Reference Range:See interpretive report.

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