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Colorectal Carcinoma Molecular Analysis

Reference Number: AA-00436


SECTION EIGHT

Dahl-Chase Diagnostic Services

MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY TESTING

COLORECTAL CARCINOMA MOLECULAR ANALYSIS

 

Clinical Significance:

 

The colorectal carcinoma molecular analysis is a panel of the following molecular tests:

  • KRAS Mutation Assay (12, 13, and 61)
  • NRAS Mutation Assay (12, 13, and 61)
  • BRAF V600E Mutation Assay
  • Microsatellite Instability (MSI), reflex to BRAF V600E, MSI by IHC

Details on each of the above assays follow

 

 

Specimen Requirements and Collection:

Formalin fixed tissue containing a sufficient amount of tumor (generally at least several mm of tumor tissue submitted in the tissue block)

 

Forms:

Molecular Pathology requisition form

 

Transport:

Send paraffin block containing tumor at room temperature

 

 

Test reported:

Results are reported within 7-10 days