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BRAF (V600E Sequencing) (V6S)

Department: Molecular Diagnostics
Test Synonym(s): V6S, BRAF
CPT Codes: 81210
Methodology: DNA sequence analysis for BRAF gene mutation V600E
Specimen: Paraffin embedded tissue: block, 5-10 unstained slides or 5 curls (NOTE: Slides and curls 10μm thick with accompanying before and after cut H & E slides)



Temperature: Room temperature
Stability: Paraffin block: indefinitely
Reasons for Rejection: Decalcification (paraffin embedded tissue). Client will be notified by Molecular Diagnostics Lab if specimen is rejected.
Days Performed: Once a week - variable days
Times Performed: Batched
TAT: 7 - 14 days
Significance: DNA Analysis of Mutation V600E (sequencing)
Special Instructions: Call the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at 615-343-8121 if additional assistance is needed regarding specimen requirements or submission.



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