Lab Test

Test Definition Number : 71
Test Definition Name : BRAF sequence analysis
Lab Name : Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Lab Test Number of THIS Version : 1054
Lab Test Name : BRAF Codon 600 Mutation Analysis
Status : Active
Expired : No
Updated : 2017-02-23 17:36 EST

General Attributes

Chromosome Band : 7q34
HUGO Gene Name : [BRAF] B-Raf proto-oncogene, serine/threonine kinase
ICD-Oncology Code
(includes WHO classification diagnoses)

Infectious Disease Attributes

Agent Category :
Non-virus Genus and Species :
Virus Family, Genus, and Species :

Lab-specific Attributes

Method : Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Sequencing - Pyrosequencing
Specimen Source
(for clinical patient care these sources must be validated)
: Solid Tissue Paraffin-Embedded Formalin-Fixed
ICD-10 Code :
Use : Clinical - CLIA-certified lab
Genetics Category : Acquired (somatic)
LOINC : [58483-9] BRAF gene mutation analysis
Comments : This assay is designed to detect the three most common BRAF mutations in codon 600: V600E (c.1799T>A), V600K (c.1798_1799GT>AA), and V600R (c.1798_1799GT>AG). Alternate mutations may not be reliably detected or distinguished.
Specimen Transport Requirements :
Samples Available for Proficiency Test Sample Exchange : No


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