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Immunohistochemistry Stain Form Recommended (ARUP form #32978)
Ordering Recommendation

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

Mnemonic
P53 IP
Methodology

Immunohistochemistry

Performed

Mon-Fri

Reported

1-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Tumor tissue.

Specimen Preparation

Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin is preferred) and paraffin embed specimen. Protect paraffin block and / or slides from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (3-5 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. 3 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

Paraffin block with no tumor tissue remaining; specimens fixed in B-5 or Bouin's fixative.

Remarks

This test code includes pathologist interpretation. Include surgical pathology report. 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, please contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.

Stability

Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

This test code includes pathologist interpretation of results. Include surgical pathology report with specimen submitted for testing. Indicate tissue site on requisition.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

88360

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0049252 p53 Percent of Tumor Cells Staining 31149-8
2004523 p53 Reference Number
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Aliases
  • p53 IHC
  • p53 IHC with interpretation
  • p53 immunostaining
  • p53 immunostaining with interpretation
  • Tumor Protein 53
p53 with Interpretation by Immunohistochemistry