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Overview  

C-KIT GENE MUTATION (4 EXONS) TEST is used to detect activating mutations in the KIT gene. 4 exons of the KIT gene are tested for mutations. c-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test is important for planning therapy in cancers.

What is c-KIT GENE MUTATIONS (4 EXONS) TEST?

C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test is essential for the diagnosis of various tumors. The test can be done on various kinds of samples.C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test is done by various methods including  PCR.

Why is c-KIT GENE MUTATIONS (4 EXONS) TEST suggested?

C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test is suggested for the diagnosis and prognosis of :

  • Melanoma
  • Mastocytosis
  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumors

C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test provides dictive information regarding the afflictions mentioned above.

How is c-KIT GENE MUTATIONS (4 EXONS) TEST performed?

C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test is performed in different ways depending on the sample:

  • A fresh sample is collected from the patient, may be blood or other tissue.
  • Solid tumors: tumor enrichment done.
  • Plasma testing: increased sensitivity.
  • PCR/fragment analysis/Genomic DNA isolation.

C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test results take 7-10 days.

What are the parameters measured in c-KIT GENE MUTATIONS (4 EXONS) TEST?

The parameters measured in c-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test is the presence or absence of mutations.

Preparation before performing c-KIT GENE MUTATIONS (4 EXONS) TEST

No preparation required before performing C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test.

Post-care after c-KIT GENE MUTATIONS (4 EXONS) TEST

 No post care measures required after C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test.

Sample types in c-KIT GENE MUTATIONS (4 EXONS) TEST

 Sample types in c-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test include:

  • Peripheral blood: 5 mL
  • Bone marrow: 2 mL
  • Fixed cytogenetic cell pellet
  • Solid tumor tissue

C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test is essential for diagnosing several mutations linked to tumors, get yourself tested. Download the mfine app today and start online consultation with expert doctors.

Side effects/risks of c-KIT GENE MUTATIONS (4 EXONS) TEST

There are no side effects/risks of C-KIT gene mutations (4 exons) test.

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