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Test Code CKITM KIT Mutation Detection

Specimen Requirements

For acute myeloid leukemia (AML)


Specimen Type: Whole blood or bone marrow aspirate
Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 3mL x 2 for whole blood or at least 1mL for bone marrow aspirate

Days and Times Performed

Bimonthly, TAT 14 working days.


Polymerase Chain Reaction, DNA Sequencing

Service Code



Last updated 11/12/2020

Specimen Stability

Whole blood or bone marrow aspirate 7 days, ambient or refrigerated

Testing Laboratory

National University Hospital
Molecular Diagnosis Centre, 67724384

Useful For

For mutation detection in exon 17 of c-kit gene in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).


An interpretative report will be provided.