Department: 
Molecular
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Tube Colour: 
Tissue Blocks / Unstained Slides
Pseudonyms: 
BRAF Mutation Detection
Test Code: 
BRAF
Availability: 
Turn around time: Routine testing - 10 business days
Collection Requirements: 
Paraffin Embedded Tissues Blocks or Unstained Slides
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Block or Slides
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee.
Reference Laboratory: 
Molecular PathologyPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Notes: 
Testing performed at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Sections are prepared by Anatomical Pathology, RMH For establishment of BRAF V600 mutation status in tumour tissue prior to dabrafenib or vemurafenib therapy in a patient with unresectable stage III or stage IV metastatic cutaneous melanoma, requested by or on behalf of the treating specialist