Ordering Recommendation

May be used to monitor metastatic breast cancer in patients. Use in conjunction with other clinical findings.

Mnemonic
HER2 QUANT
Methodology

Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Varies

Reported

5-10 days

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

Plain Red or Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN.

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed or thawed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Indefinitely

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83950

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2004673 HER-2/neu Quantitative by ELISA 42914-2
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Aliases
  • HER-2 Extracellular Domain (ECD); HER-2/neu Shed Antigen
  • Soft-FHER (HER-2/neu Quantitative by ELISA)
HER2/neu Quantitative by ELISA

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