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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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CALR (Calreticulin) Exon 9 Mutation Analysis by PCR
Test Information: Use for diagnostic and prognostic information in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) when JAK2 testing is negative.
Test Details
Test Code: 9016
Special Notes: Samples received will be tested by ARUP.
Technical Information
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction/Capillary Electrophoresis
Gene Name: CALR
Protein Name: Calreticulin
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Tumor Analysis
Specimen Type: Bone Marrow
Requirements: Draw bone marrow in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 3 mL (Min: 1 mL).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at refrigerated temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 24 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Unacceptable Conditions: Serum. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens.

Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Requirements: Draw whole blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 5 mL (Min: 1 mL).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at refrigerated temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 24 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Unacceptable Conditions: Serum. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens.

Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Turn Around Time: 2-7 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81219x1


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