KIT Mutation Analysis in Tumors of Hematopoietic Tissue 
Mnemonic MISC
CPT 81272
Test Code 3509949
Synonyms CBF AML testing, CKIT, Exon 8 and 17, GST8, KIT ex 8, KIT exon 8
Test Includes  
Specimen Whole Blood or Bone Marrow
Volume 5.0 mL
Container Lavender Top (EDTA) Tube
Special Instructions  
Specimen Prep  
Storage Refrigerated
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 24 hours
Stability Refrig 5 days
Stability Frozen Unacceptable
Methodology Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fragment Analysis/Sequencing
Rejection Criteria Serum or plasma. Frozen or clotted specimens. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than EDTA. Severely hemoloyzed specimens.  
Reference Value   
Performed/TAT     12-14 days