IHC177 IHC Epstein Barr Virus (EBV-LMP)

Components
NAME METHOD REFERENCE RANGE UNITS
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Specimen Requirements
TYPE VOLUME TEMPERATURE INSTRUCTIONS
PRIMARY
1 Tissue Paraffin Block 1 (1) g mL   Ambient - 12 Month(s), Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Slides (4-Unstained)   Ambient - 12 Month(s), Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)  


Clinical utility
Useful for identification of antigens present in paraffin-embedded tissues. Properly selected IHC panels may aid in the identification and subclassification of various tumors. Additional markers may be useful in assessing proliferation (e.g. Ki67) or prognosis (e.g. bcl-2 or HER-2/neu) in selected tumor types.


Collection Instruction
Submit formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tumor tissue blocks,
ambient or refrigerated. Shipping on cold pack is recommended during
warm weather months. Ship by overnight courier to Specialty.
Alternate specimen: Submit minimum of 4 UNSTAINED, positively charged
slides for 1 IHC stain and 1 extra slide for each additional
stain ordered.


Reported: Same day

Notes: Diagnostic code required for third party reimbursement. Please send copy of pathology report and other applicable test results. Please indicate your choice of IHC reporting codes: #1854 (Stain & Interpretation) or #1856 (Stain Only) when ordering IHC markers below. Alternatively, by ordering test code #1859 (Stain & Interpretation: 1-12 Stains), Specialty's pathologists can select stain(s) to support or rule out a differential diagnosis. Stains not yet listed may be available. Please contact Specialty Anatomic Pathology/Oncology, 1-800-421-7110, ext. 6300 for additional information or to speak with a pathologist. *** NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TO NEW YORK CLIENTS. ***