BRAF Fusion with Interpretation
Label Mnemonic: CTLBRAF
Epic Lab Code: LAB8583
Downtime Form: A-1a Molecular Pathology/Diagnostics Laboratory Requisition
Molecular Pathology
6004 BT GH
384-9568
Specimen(s):
Formalin Fixed, Paraffin Embedded Tissue Block 10 unstained slides 5-10 micron slides at 20 - 25°C and an H&E slide of the tissue
Rejection Criteria:
Specimens that have been decalcified will not be accepted.
Delivery Instructions:
Testing is generally not available on a STAT basis. However, expedited testing can be arranged by contacting the Molecular Pathology Laboratory at 384-9568.
Turn Around Time:
10-14 days
Comments:
The BRAF Fusion utilizes massively parallel next generation RNA sequencing to detect BRAF gene rearrangements and/or common variants in exon 15 including changes at codon 600 like the p.V600E mutation.
Methodology:
Massively parallel Next Generation RNA Sequencing
CPT Code:
81210