KIT EXON 8 (K08)
: Molecular Diagnostics
: K08, Kit Exon 8 Insertion/Deletion
: Amplified by PCR using a primer pair flanking exon 8 of the KIT gene located on 4q12; evaluated by capillary electrophoresis
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Whole blood, bone marrow or purified DNA (1μg)
: Yellow top (ACDH) for whole blood or bone marrow
: 4 mL (whole blood, bone marrow)
: 0.5 mL (whole blood, bone marrow)
: EDTA, ACDH tubes: Refrigerated or room temperature; Purified DNA: Refrigerate or freeze
: EDTA and ACDH tubes: Room temperature - 2 days, Refrigerated - 3 days; Purified DNA: Indefinitely at -70 C
Reasons for Rejection
: Client will be notified by Molecular Diagnostics Lab if specimen is rejected
: 1 time per week, days variable
: Test result: 10 - 12 days
: Associated with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
: Call the Molecular Diagnostics Lab at 615-343-8121 or Molecular Diagnostics Lab Director at 615-343-9074 if additional assistance is needed regarding specimen requirements or submission.
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