MYD88 Mutation Detection PCR

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Synonyms

  • MYD88 Mutation Analysis by Real Time PCR


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Blood, bone marrow, fresh tissue, paraffin-embedded tissue


Container

EDTA lavender top tube, heparin (green top) tube, sterile container


Collection

For PET, 4 5-slides or 2 10-slides


Storage Instructions

If a specimen is unsuitable or is suspected of being contaminated by another specimen, the specimen is rejected. Unsuitable specimens include, but are not limited to: sample >48 hours old; frozen whole blood, serum or marrow; a leaking tube; clotted blood or marrow; a grossly hemolyzed specimen or otherwise visibly degraded or unsuitable; and specimens containing suspicious foreign material.


Test Details


Use

Detection of MYD88 L265P mutation helps differentiate lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma (LPL)/Waldernstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM) from other lymphomas.


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