Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Calreticulin Mutation Analysis, Non-Blood Order Code : NCALR
Note: Analysis of exon 9 of CALR gene
Synonyms: CALR, CALR 52 bp deletion, CALR 46 bp deletion, CALR 34 bp deletion, CALR 5 bp insertion, CALR Type 1, CALR Type 2
Specimen Type: Bone marrow
Container Type: Lavender-top tube (EDTA)
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: PCR using fluorescent labeled primers followed by capillary electrophoresis detection of deletions and insertions
Standard Run Times: Weekly
Turnaround Time: 14 days
Special Handling: Transport specimen at refrigerator temperature
CPT Codes: 81219
Causes For Rejection: Samples containing heparin
Department: Molecular Pathology