Ordering Recommendation

Use when diagnosis of polycythemia vera (PV) is suspected.

Mnemonic
PV RFLX
Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction

Performed

DNA Isolation: Sun-Sat
Assay: Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

3-6 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender (EDTA) or bone marrow (EDTA). Also acceptable: DNA extracted by CLIA certified lab.

Specimen Preparation

Whole Blood: Do not freeze. Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL)
Bone Marrow: Do not freeze. Transport 3 mL bone marrow. (Min: 1 mL)
Extracted DNA: Transport 40 uL DNA with at least 50 ng/uL concentration. (Min: 40 uL) Transport DNA in a tissue transport kit (ARUP Supply #47808) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Plasma, serum, FFPE tissue blocks/slides, or frozen tissue, DNA extracted by a non-CLIA lab. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA or sodium heparin. Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Extracted DNA: Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerate: Indefinitely; Frozen: Indefinitely

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note

If JAK2 V617F is reported as "Not Detected" then JAK2 Exon 12 Mutation Analysis will be added. Additional charges apply.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

81270; if reflexed, add 81403

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0051245 JAK2 Gene, V617F Mutation, Qualitative 43399-5
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Aliases
JAK2 Gene, V617F Mutation, Qualitative with Reflex to JAK2 Exon 12 Mutation Analysis by PCR