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Immunohistochemistry and Special Stains

Components

Name Method Department Units
Immunohistochemistry and Special Stains Anatomic Pathology

Specimen Requirements

Paraffin embedded tissue, Fixed tissue, Paraffin sections

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Paraffin block

N/A
Alternate

Positive charged slides

N/A
Stability

Room temperature - NA week(s)

Reasons for Rejection

  • Broken slides

Comments

Positively charged slides (3 per antibody request)must be submitted. Available as a "TECHNICAL ONLY", or full diagnostic service. MUST designate fixative if other than 10% formalin.

For external clients, an Immunohistochemistry/Special Stain Request must be submitted with the slides. Our menu is frequently updated. Please call Client Services at (800) 934-6575 for availability.

Forms

Lab Form

CPT Code

  • 88342
  • 88341