Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase 1 (ALK-1) by Immunohistochemistry
2003439
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
ALK1 IHC
Methodology
Immunohistochemistry
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 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
Tissue or cells.  
Specimen Preparation
Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed specimen (cells must be prepared into a cellblock). Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (3- to 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: 2 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
Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type. Depleted specimens.  
Remarks
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, contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.  
Stability
Ambient: Indefinitely, Refrigerated: Indefinitely, Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data
 
Note
All stains will be handled as "Stain and Return" unless a consultation is requested. To request a consultation, submit the pathology report, all associated case materials (clinical history, blocks, slides, etc.), and the Anatomic Pathology requisition form (form # 32960) in place of the Immunohistochemistry Stain Form.
CPT Code(s)
88342
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2003440ALK1 by IHC
2003441ALK1 Reference Number
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Aliases
  • ALK 1
  • ALK Protein
  • ALK-1 antibody staining
  • ALK-1 IHC gene rearrangment
  • ALK-1 IHC, ALK IHC