PAX8 by Immunohistochemistry
2010787
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
PAX8 IHC
Methodology
Immunohistochemistry
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Tissue.  
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 (recommended but not required), (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: Indefinitely, Refrigerated: Indefinitely, Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS  
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 Name
2010788PAX8 Client Case or Reference Number
2010789PAX8 by Immunohistochemistry
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