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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Detection of DEK-NUP214 (DEK-CAN); t(6;9)(p23;q34)

Clinical Significance

DEK-NUP214 (DEK-CAN) fusion gene; t(6;9)(p23;q34) is a rare recurrent chromosomal abnormality observed in a a small percentage of acute myeloid leukemia cases.

Test Name

Detection of DEK-NUP214 (DEK-CAN); t(6;9)(p23;q34)

Alternate Name/ Synonym

DEK-CAN

Gene Name

  • DEK-NUP214 fusion gene

Division

Haematopathology- Molecular Haematology

Disease/Condition

AML (Acute myeloid leukemia)

Specimen Type

Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow Aspirate

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212