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MPL Sequence Analysis

Components

Name Method Department Units
MPL Sequence Analysis Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Bi-directional sequence analysis
Send Out Genetics

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

6 mL 5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Room temperature - 48 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Do not centrifuge
  • Do not freeze
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Centrifuged specimen
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Frozen specimen
  • Delayed or improper handling
  • Clotted specimen

Comments

Full MPL gene sequencing indicated for congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia. Please complete attached Blood Center Wisconsin test requisition and submit with specimen.

 

CPT Code

  • 81479