BRAF MUTATION ANALYSIS

Specimen Required
Send formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue.

Alternate Specimen
Blood: 5.0 mL (4.0 mL minimum) EDTA whole blood, refrigerated

Methodology
Direct Sequencing

Stability
Tissue:
Room temperature: Indefinite; Refrigerated: Indefinite; Frozen: Do not freeze
Whole Blood:
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Do not freeze

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-6 days
Test CodeBRAFD
CPT-4 Code (s)
81210
ZB0Q0
LOINC Codes
Specimen Source:   31208-2  
Paraffin Block Number:   57723-9  
BRAF Mutation Analysis:   53844-7  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory