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 (4-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.
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.
Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type. Depleted specimens.
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
All stains will be handled as "Stain and Return" without interpretation.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2010165||Luteinizing Hormone (LH) by IHC|
Quest Diagnostics Chantilly Inc.