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Glutamine Synthetase by Immunohistochemistry
3000464
Ordering Recommendation

Refer to ARUP Immunohistochemistry Stain Offerings brochure at www.aruplab.com/ap/resources.

Mnemonic
GLUTSN IHC
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)
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Tissue or cells. 
Specimen Preparation
Formalin fix (10% neutral buffered formalin is preferred) and paraffin embed specimen (cells must be prepared into a cellblock). Protect paraffin from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (3-5 micron thick sections), on positively charged slides (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 (form #32978) with an ARUP client number. For additional technical details, please contact ARUP Client Services. 
Stability
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement A: For laboratory developed tests using a manufacturer labeled ASR as the reagent providing the specificity of the assay. Analyte Specific Reagent. 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, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.

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).
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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3000468Glutamine Synthetase Reference Number
3000469Glutamine Synthetase by IHC
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Aliases
  • cell proliferation-inducing protein 59 antibody
  • GLNA antibody
  • GLNA_HUMAN antibody
  • GLNS antibody
  • GLUL antibody
  • Glutamate ammonia ligase antibody
  • Glutamate decarboxylase antibody
  • Glutamate--ammonia ligase antibody
  • glutamine synthase antibody
  • Glutamine synthetase antibody
  • GS antibody
  • PIG 43 antibody
  • PIG 59 antibody
  • PIG43 antibody
  • PIG59 antibody
  • Proliferation inducing protein 43 antibody