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FLT3 Allelic Ratio
Short Description : FLT3 ITD allelic ratio analysis

Test performed by: LabPLUS - Dept. Diagnostic Genetics - Molecular Haematology

Specimen Collection

Note: All samples should be forwarded to LabPlus at room temperature within 24hours.

CPD4 mL CPD Blood (Preferred)
CPD2 mL CPD Bone Marrow (Preferred)
EDTA2 mL EDTA Bone Marrow
Turnaround Time: Within 2 weeks, 4 days
Diagnostic Use and Interpretation

This assay uses fluorescent labelling technology and fragment length analysis to establish the ratio of the the mutant (ITD) FLT3 allele to the wild type FLT3 allele. Based on this ratio a patient can be assigned to various prognostic groups.

See also: 

FLT3 Mutation analysis

Contact Information

To contact the Molecular Haematology team please call:

Auckland City Hospital   (09) 307 4949
Lablink   ext 22000
Prof. Peter Browett (Haematologist)     ext 9090-86281
Nikhil Ghallayan (Section Leader)   ext 22006
Molecular Haematology Lab   ext 22005

For more inforamtion about the Molecular Haematology service at LabPLUS:

Molecular Haematology information page

Information on FLT (ITD) Allelic Ratio Test:

Last updated at 11:48:27 18/03/2021