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Mammaglobin by Immunohistochemistry
2010162
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
MAMMA IHC
Methodology
Immunohistochemistry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 (4-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
 
Stability
Ambient: Indefinite; Refrigerated: Indefinite; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note
All stains will be handled as "Stain and Return" without interpretation.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2010163Mammaglobin by Immunohistochemistry
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Aliases

Performed at Quest Diagnostics Chantilly Inc.