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Test Code HIF2A Hypoxia-Inducible Factor Alpha (EPAS1/HIF2A) Gene, Exons 9 and 12 Sequencing

Reporting Name

HIF2A Gene, Mutation Analysis, B

Useful For

The definitive evaluation of an individual with JAK2-negative erythrocytosis associated with lifelong sustained increased RBC mass, elevated RBC count, hemoglobin, or hematocrit

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole blood


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see HEMP / Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations, Whole Blood.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole blood Refrigerated 30 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see HEMP / Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations, Whole Blood.

 

An interpretive report will be provided.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

81479-Unlisted molecular pathology procedure

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HIF2A HIF2A Gene, Mutation Analysis, B In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
34647 HIF2A Gene Sequencing Result 82939-0

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see HEMP / Hereditary Erythrocytosis Mutations, Whole Blood.

 

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplification/Sanger Sequence Analysis