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BRAF


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Test Name
BRAF
Preauthorization
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Alternate Names
B-Raf
Description
Detection of BRAF codon 600 and 601 mutations.
Test Code
19253
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen
FFPE tissue
Specimen Requirements
1-2 mL bone marrow, 3-5 mL peripheral blood
Supplies for Submission
EDTA (lavender topped) tube for peripheral blood or bone marrow
Storage Requirements
Store specimens at room temperature (15 to 30°C) until transported. DO NOT freeze.
Causes for Rejections
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Turn Around Time
7 days
Methodology
PCR and Pyrosequencing
CPT Code
81210