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Arginase 1 by Immunohistochemistry
2011890
Ordering Recommendation

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

Mnemonic
ARG1 IHC
Methodology
Immunohistochemistry
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days
N/A
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. 
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 recommended but not required) 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


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.

Note
This test code is handled as "Stain and Return." To request a consultation, submit the pathology report, all associated case materials (clinical history, blocks, slides, etc.) with an Anatomic Pathology requisition form (#32960) in place of the Immunohistochemistry form.
CPT Code(s)
88342
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2011891Arginase Client Case or Reference Number57723-9
2011892Arginase 1 by Immunohistochemistry8251-1
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