Cancer Antigen 125 by Immunohistochemistry
2003478
 
Immunohistochemistry Stain Form Recommended  (ARUP form #32978)Immunohistochemistry Stain Form Recommended (ARUP form #32978)
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CA125 IHC
Methodology
Immunohistochemistry
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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
2003479CA 125 Iby IHC
2003480CA 125 Reference Number
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • CA 125 Tumor Marker
  • CA125 IHC
  • CA125 staining
  • Cancer Antigen 125 IHC
  • MUC 16
  • MUC16 IHC
  • MUC16 staining
  • OC 125