Polymerase Chain Reaction-based DNA Sequencing
Polycythemia Vera (PV); Primary Myelofibrosis (PMF); Essential Thrombocythemia (ET); Cascading Reflex, Myeloproferative neoplasm (MPN)
Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
1-5 mL Whole Blood or 0.5-1 mL Bone Marrow
Whole blood or bone marrow collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp=7 Days; Refrigerated=7 Days; Frozen=Unacceptable
5 mL Whole Blood or 3 mL Bone Marrow
3 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Bone Marrow
Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients. No special forms needed.
81270, reflex to 81219, 81279, 81339, 81479