Test Name: CEBPA Mutation Analysis 

Methodology: Molecular Genetics

Test Description

Bi-directional sequencing of the relevant coding region and fragment analysis for detection of sequence variant and internal tandem duplication mutations. The SNP genotype at rs34529039 is reported. Testing is performed on plasma for increased sensitivity whenever possible.  

Specimen Requirements

•Peripheral blood: 4 mL in EDTA tube.
•Bone marrow: 2 mL in EDTA tube.

Storage and Transport

Use cold pack for transport, making sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.

Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 7 Days

CPT Codes*: 81403

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