Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Sequencing
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
4-6 mL Whole Blood or 1-3 mL Bone Marrow
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Gross hemolysis; Clotted or frozen whole blood or bone marrow
6 mL Whole Blood or 3 mL Bone Marrow
4 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow
Indicate source in comments, on specimen, and batch sheet.
c-KIT Mutation Analysis, Cell-based; PDGFRA Mutation Analysis; If c-KIT Mutation, cell-based result is not detected, PDGFRA Mutation Analysis will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 81314).
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.