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BRAF Mutation Analysis (16767)

Methodology

Direct Sequencing


Synonyms

V600e

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday-Saturday

Standard TAT

3-4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

4-5 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue is also acceptable. A pathology report must be submitted.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=72 Hours (Indefinite for Paraffin embedded tissue); Refrigerated=72 Hours (Indefinite for Paraffin embedded tissue); Frozen=Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

4 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

If sending a formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue, a pathology report must be submitted with specimen.


Comments

Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.


CPT Codes

81210


Revised

02-23-20

Initials

SL