IHC71 IHC AFP

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. Selected IHC panels may aid in the proper identification and subclassification of various tumors. Helpful in characterizing germ cell tumors and in establishing liver histogenesis.


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. ***