Test ID: ZH030
Specimen Type: Lavender EDTA Bone Marrow
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri; analytic time 5 days
Instructions: 2.0mL Bone Marrow in lavender tube. Ambient. Min 1.0mL. Specimen must
arrive within 72 hours of collection.
Text: This is a second-order test that should be used when JAK2 V617F mutation
is negative (ZG730) for detection of non-V617F JAK mutations. Useful for
Aiding in the distinction between a reactive cytosis and a
myeloproliferative neoplasm, particularly when a diagnosis of
polycythemia is being entertained.
Methodology: Mutation detection in cDNA using Sanger sequencing