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Colorectal carcinoma NGS

Alternate Names
KRAS for colorectal, AKRAS, KRAS for solid tumour, KRAS for CRC
Ordering Information

Test will be registered by Anatomical Pathology who will register the test using the test code MOLA and then will source the tissue block or slides and send to Molecular Diagnostics for testing. Molecular lab will then register the test using the test code AKRAS.

Mutations in KRAS as also investigated in the myeloid NGS panel. This test is specifically for the investigations of KRAS mutation in solid tumours like colo-rectal cancer.

The solid tumour NGS panel (Colo-rectal) covers the following genes:

KRAS, NRAS, BRAF, PIK3CA, ERBB2, POLE, POLD1

To order, please complete Austin Molecular Solid Tumour Test Request Form indicating the test required and the biopsy number and date of collection of the sample you wish to be tested.

Cerner Test Name
Not orderable in Cerner
Laboratory
Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen
Tissue
Container
Glass slides
Additional Collection Instructions

Require 3 x FFPE slides (at least 5 microns) and 1 x H&E slide with the tumour circled and the percentage of tumour cells indicated.

Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Once a fortnight