p53 with Interpretation by Immunohistochemistry
0049250
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
P53 IP
Methodology
Immunohistochemistry
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Immunohistochemistry Stain Form Recommended  (ARUP form #32978)Immunohistochemistry Stain Form Recommended (ARUP form #32978)

Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Tumor tissue.  
Specimen Preparation
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin is preferred) and paraffin embed specimen. Protect paraffin block and / or slides from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (3-5 micron thick sections), positively charged slides in a tissue transport kit (ARUP supply #47808) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min. 3 slides).If sending precut slides, do not oven bake.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature or refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Paraffin block with no tumor tissue remaining; specimens fixed in B-5 or Bouin's fixative.  
Remarks
This test code includes pathologist interpretation. Include surgical pathology report. IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY ORDERING AND SUBMISSION DETAILS: Submit electronic request. If you do not have electronic ordering capability, use an ARUP Immunohistochemistry Stain Form (#32978) with an ARUP client number. For additional technical details, please contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.  
Stability
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative : Less than 10% of nuclei stain
Positive: Greater than or equal to 10% of nuclei stain  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
88360
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0049251p53 Result14229-9
0049252p53 Percent of Tumor Cells Staining31149-8
2004523p53 Reference Number 
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Aliases
  • p53 IHC
  • p53 IHC with interpretation
  • p53 immunostaining
  • p53 immunostaining with interpretation
  • Tumor Protein 53