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Test Code 5422724 MELANOMA BRAF

Test ID

1236000006

Specimen Requirements

Collection Requirements Specimen Type: Formalin fixed paraffin tissue on slides, whole blood
Preferred Collection Volume: 10-micron unstained section, 5 slides
Collection Instructions: Please contact Molecular Diagnostics lab at 214-645-7057 for more instruction.
Specimen Handling:
FNA cell blocks should have >25% tumor cells.
Whole blood: ACD yellow top tube is preferred or EDTA purple top tube is acceptable. Fresh specimens must be received in lab within 2 days of collection. Refrigerated (not frozen) samples must be received in lab within 3 days of collection. At least 20% tumor cells are required.
Rejection Criteria: Mercury-based fixative (B-5) FFPE specimens.
Unstained FFPE sections without corresponding H&E section.
Heparinized specimens. FFPE with low % tumor cells. Decalcified bone tissue.
Please contact Molecular Diagnostics at 214-648-0960 or log onto Veripathlabs.com for more detailed information.
For after hours, weekends and holidays, please contact the person on call at 214 786 3127.
Shipping / Handling Instructions Corresponding pathologist’s report must accompany specimen. Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) unstained slides: 5 unstained sections, each 10-microns thick, corresponding H&E stained 5-micron section required; no mercury based (B-5) fixation

Container Type

Laboratory Container Default Temperature Minimum Volume
BIOCENTER LAB STERILE CONTAINER Yes
BIOCENTER LAB SHORT DRAW PURPLE-EDTA
BIOCENTER LAB YELLOW-ACD A
BIOCENTER LAB AP SLIDES

Performing Sections

BIOCENTER LAB: MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Components

Component Name Component ID LOINC Code
MOLDX_MELANOMA_BRAF_FINAL 1230002404
MELANOMA BRAF INTERPRETATION 1230001170
MELANOMA BRAF DISCLAIMER 12300002444
MOLDX MELANOMA BRAF SIGNATURE 12300002500

Synonyms

BRAF MELANOMA