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Test Catalog

Test ID: MPNML    
MPL Exon 10 Sequencing, Reflex, Varies

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see MPNCM / Myeloproliferative Neoplasm, CALR with Reflex to MPL, Varies.

 

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA) or yellow top (ACD solution B)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix blood.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

3. Label specimen as blood.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred) 7 days/Refrigerate 7 days

 

Specimen Type: Bone marrow

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA) or yellow top (ACD solution B)

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert several times to mix bone marrow.

2. Send specimen in original tube.

3. Label specimen as bone marrow.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient (preferred) 7 days/Refrigerate 7 days

 

Specimen Type: Extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow

Container/Tube: 1.5- to 2-mL tube

Specimen Volume: Entire specimen

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow and provide indication of volume and concentration of the DNA.

Specimen Stability Information: Frozen (preferred)/Refrigerate/Ambient

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

Blood/bone marrow: 0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject
Paraffin-embedded bone marrow aspirate clot or biopsy blocks Slides Paraffin shavings Moderately to severely clotted Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesVaries