Refer to ARUP Immunohistochemistry Stain Offerings brochure at www.aruplab.com/ap/resources.
Tissue or cells.
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.
Room temperature or refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.
Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type. Depleted specimens.
IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY ORDERING AND SUBMISSION DETAILS: Submit electronic request. If you do not have electronic ordering capability, use an ARUP Immunohistochemistry Stain Form (form #32978) with an ARUP client number. For additional technical details, please contact ARUP Client Services.
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
This test is performed as a stain and return (technical) service only.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2004131||Smooth Muscle Actin by IHC|
|2004132||Smooth Muscle Actin Reference Number|
- SMA IHC
- SMA immunostaining