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MPL Mutation Analysis

Order Name MPL Mut
Test Number: 6906915
Revision Date 10/06/2021
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
MPL Mutation
Polymerase Chain Reaction  
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 5 mL (2 mL) Whole Blood EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 5 mL (2 mL) Bone Marrow EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Instructions Ship ambient and overnight for Monday - Friday receipt at RML.
Stability: Ambient 5 days, Refrigerated 5 day, Frozen Unacceptable.

If JAK2 V617F testing has already been performed, please contact the laboratory to determine if additional specimen will be required for MPL mutation analysis.
Testing Schedule Tuesday 
Expected TAT Within 1-8 day(s  
Notes Reference Lab: Tricore
Test Code: MDMPL
Click Here to view information on the Tricore website.
CPT Code(s) 81338
Lab Section Reference Lab