Eosinophil granule proteins are toxic to tissues and cells and may be pathogenic in disease but not recognized when deposited outside of morphologically identifiable intact eosinophils.
- Patient Preparation
- Specimen Preparation
- Formalin fix or formalin fix and paraffin embed tissue. Transport 5-micron tissue sections on three slides (no specific size requirement available). (Min: 5)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Room temperature.
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Thawed tissue.
- Formalin Fix: Ambient: 3 weeks; Refrigerated: 3 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable
Paraffin Embedded: Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Indefinitely
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2010911||EER Eosinophil Granule MBP in Tissues|
|2010922||Eosinophil Granule MBP in Tissues|
Performed at UUHC-Immunodermatology