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KIT (D816V) Mutation by PCR

CPT Code(s): 81273
Specimen Required: Patient Preparation:
Collect:Lavender (EDTA) OR bone marrow (EDTA) OR tissue.
Specimen Preparation:Whole blood: Transport 5 mL (Min: 1 mL) OR Bone marrow: Transport 3 mL (Min: 1 mL) OR Fresh tissue: Freeze immediately. Transport 100 mg or 0.5-2.0 cm3 tissue. OR FFPE tumor tissue: Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed tissue. Protect from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or four 10-micron shavings. Tissue block will be returned after testing. Transport tissue (frozen, paraffin blocks) in a tissue transport kit (RDL supply #47808) available online through eSupply using RDL Connectâ„¢or contact RDL Client Services at (888) 431-7474.
Storage/Transport Temperature:Whole blood OR Bone marrow: Refrigerated. Fresh tissue: Frozen on dry ice. FFPE tumor tissue: Room temperature or refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.
Stability:Whole blood OR Bone marrow: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable Fresh Tissue: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 hours; Frozen: 1 year FFPE tumor tissue: Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
New York DOH Approval Status: This test is New York DOH approved.
  • Asp816ValC-KITCKITD816VKIT exon 17