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Kappa/Lambda Light Chain Panel by In Situ Hybridization, Stain Only
2013595
Ordering Recommendation

Quantify kappa and lambda light chains in paraffin. Does not include interpretation.

Mnemonic
SO K/L ISH
Methodology
In Situ Hybridization
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
2-5 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 8 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: 4 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
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
Negative
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement A: Analyte specific reagents (ASR) are used in many laboratory tests necessary for standard medical care and generally do not require U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval or clearance. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2013596Kappa/Lambda ISH Reference Number
2013597Kappa by ISH
2013598Lambda by ISH
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Aliases
  • K/L ISH
  • Kappa and Lambda ISH
  • Kappa and Lambda mRNA Probes