KIAA1549 exon 16- BRAF exon 9, KIAA1549 exon 16-BRAF exon 11 and KIAA1549 exon 15- BRAF exon 9 tested. There a number of other reported transcripts SlRGAP3-RAF1 which occur at a lower frequency

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Additional information

KIAA1549-BRAF tandem duplications have been identified in approximately 66% of pilocytic astrocytomas

Sending address

Paediatric Malignancy Unit Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children Level 2, Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street London WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service

Paediatric Malignancy Unit

Sample requirements

Fresh, frozen or FFPE tissue. If sending FFPE rolled tissue sections please send the equivalent of 80 uM of tissue.

Reference range

Not applicable

Turnaround time

3-5 working days

Disease / group

Pilocytic Astrocytoma


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Paediatric Malignancy Unit

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