FLT3 Mutation Detection by PCR
2005400
Ordering Recommendation
First-line test for prognostication of CN-AML.
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Mnemonic
FLT3 MUTAT
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction/Capillary Electrophoresis
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA), yellow (ACD solution A or B), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 5 mL whole blood (Min: 4 mL) OR 3 mL bone marrow. (Min: 1 mL) Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum or plasma. Frozen specimens. Clotted whole blood. Severely hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.
Note
CPT Code(s)
81245; 81479
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2005401FLT3 Mutation Detection by PCR
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Cross References
Performed at LabPMM