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Test Name

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

Alternate Name/ Synonym


Gene Name

  • DEK-NUP214 fusion gene


Haematopathology- Molecular Haematology


AML (Acute myeloid leukemia)

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.

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
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212

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