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Human Molecular - Solid Tumour (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:BRAF mutation (tissue/histology)
KRAS mutation (tissue/histology)
NRAS mutation (tissue/histology)
EGFR mutation (tissue/histology)
KIT mutation (tissue/histology)
cKit mutation (tissue/histology)
PD-L (tissue/histology)
PD-L1 (tissue/histology)
ALK (tissue/histology)
ROS (tissue/histology)
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:MOL
Medicare rebatable:No
Registration Instructions:

A request form signed by the Oncologist or Oncology Registrar is mandatory.

This is usually an add-on test to a tissue/histology specimen. If the tissue specimen is not specified on the request form, contact the requesting doctor to confirm the tissue specimen for the test. The test should be registered under the same request number as the tissue/histology specimen.

After registration, e-mail the scanned request form to anatomicalpathology@alfred.org.au, then document in Tracking that the request form has been e-mailed.

 

Specimen Types:Tissue
Paraffin Block Shavings
Container Types:
Plain PCR Tube
Collection & Request Instructions:

All solid tumour molecular test requests must be discussed directly with Prof Catriona McLean (ph 907 63153) prior to testing being performed

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:The Alfred Pathology Service (APS)
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature