Test Details

Mnemonic

BRAFD

Ordering Code

3400399

CPT-4 Code(s)

81210

Specimen Information

Collect

Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue

Specimen Preparation

Send formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue at room temperature. Please submit pathology report, tissue source and block id.

Alternate Specimen

Whole blood: 5.0 mL EDTA or sodium heparin refrigerated.
Bone Marrow: 3.0 EDTA or sodium heparin, refrigerated.
Slides: 8 unstained, charged + slides

Minimum Volume

Whole blood: 3.0 mL
Bone marrow: 1.0 mL
Slides: 4 minimum

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Tissue:
Room temperature: Indefinite
Refrigerated: Indefinite
Frozen: Unacceptable

Whole Blood:
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable

Slides:
Room temperature: 5 years
Refrigerated: 5 years
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Direct Sequencing
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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