Specimen should be formalin-fixed prior to embedding in paraffin.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue block
Hospital clients submitting a request for this assay on an outpatient with Medicare should complete and submit a Molecular Medical billing request form along with the sample.
Cobas 4800 BRAF V600 Mutation Test (IVD, Roche)
An interpretative report will be included
Detection of a point mutation most commonly resulting in a V to E change at codon 600.