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Test ID: BRAFD    
BRAF V600E/V600K Somatic Mutation Analysis, Tumor

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Therapy selection for patients with cancer (eg, melanomas that may respond to BRAF inhibitors, colon cancers than may not respond to EGFR inhibitors)

 

Aiding in the diagnosis/prognosis of certain cancers (eg, hairy cell leukemia, papillary thyroid cancers, and association with aggressiveness)

 

Aid in determining risk for Lynch syndrome (eg, an adjunct to negative MLH1 germline testing in cases where colon tumor demonstrates MSI-H and loss of MLH1 protein expression)

Additional Tests Lists tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
SLIRVSlide Review in MGNo, (Bill Only)Yes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, slide review will always be performed at an additional charge.

 

See Lynch Syndrome Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Digital Droplet Polymerase Chain Reaction (ddPCR)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

BRAF V600 Somatic Mutation Analysis, Tumor

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

BRAF
BRAFD
Circulating tumor cells
Circulating tumor DNA
Liquid biopsy
Melanoma
Colon cancer
Colorectal cancer
Lung cancer
Brain cancer
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
Papillary thyroid carcinoma
Erdheim-Chester disease
Histiocytic lesion
Hairy Cell leukemia
Glioma
Craniopharyngioma
CNS tumor
V600E
V600K
BRAF mutation