FLT3 ITD and TKD MUTATION

Components
This test requires a dedicated sample aliquot. If one sample is received for Cytogenetics and FLT3, cytogenetic/FISH testing will be performed first. This may delay FLT3 results.

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA. Send 5.0 mL whole blood (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: Sodium heparin
Bone Marrow, Extracted DNA, Cell Pellet: Sodium heparin

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction - Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism

Stability
Whole Blood:
Room temperature: 7 days;
Refrigerated: 7 days;
Frozen: Unacceptable
Bone Marrow, cell pellet:
Room temperature: 72 hours;
Refrigerated: 7 days;
Frozen: Unacceptable
Extracted DNA:
Room temperature: 1 year;
Refrigerated: 1 year;
Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time6-8 days
Test CodeFLT3S
CPT-4 Code (s)
81245, 81246
ZBX2E
LOINC Codes
79210-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory