Granzyme B by Immunohistochemistry
2007173
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
GRANZB IHC
Methodology
Immunohistochemistry
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
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. Also acceptable: 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, please contact ARUP Client Services at (800)522-2787.  
Stability
Ambient: Indefinite; 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 (#32960) in place of the Immunohistochemistry Stain form.
CPT Code(s)
88342
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007174Granzyme B IHC Reference Number 
2007175Granzyme B IHC Result 
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Aliases
  • Granzyme B antibody staining
  • Granzyme B IHC