Test Code KITBM KIT Asp816Val Mutation Analysis, Qualitative PCR, Bone Marrow
Reporting NameKIT Asp816Val Mutation Analysis, BM
Diagnosing systemic mastocytosis
Allele-Specific Oligonucleotide Polymerase Chain Reaction
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)
Performing LaboratoryMayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester
Specimen TypeBone Marrow
The following information is required:
1. Pertinent clinical history
2. Clinical or morphologic suspicion
3. Date of collection
4. Specimen source
Specimen must arrive within 168 hours of collection.
Container/Tube: Bone marrow
Preferred: Lavender top (EDTA)
Acceptable: Yellow top (ACD solution B)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
1. Invert several times to mix bone marrow.
2. Send specimen in original tube.
3. Label specimen as bone marrow.
Forms: Hematopathology Patient Information Sheet (Supply T676) in Special Instructions
Specimen Minimum Volume
Specimen Stability Information
|Bone Marrow||Ambient (preferred)||7 days|
An interpretive report will be provided indicating the mutation status as positive or negative.
Day(s) and Time(s) Performed
Monday through Friday
Test ClassificationThis test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
CPT Code Information
81402-KIT (v-kit Hardy-Zuckerman 4 feline sarcoma viral oncogene homolog) (eg, mastocytosis), common variants (eg, D816V, D816Y, D816F)
LOINC Code Information
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