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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
GLUTSN IHC
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

Tissue or cells.

Specimen Preparation

Formalin fix (10% neutral buffered formalin is preferred) and paraffin embed specimen (cells must be prepared into a cellblock). Protect paraffin from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (3-5 micron thick sections), on positively charged slides (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

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.

Stability

Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

This test is performed as a stain and return (technical) service only.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

88342

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000468 Glutamine Synthetase Reference Number
3000469 Glutamine Synthetase by IHC
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Aliases
  • cell proliferation-inducing protein 59 antibody
  • GLNA antibody
  • GLNA_HUMAN antibody
  • GLNS antibody
  • GLUL antibody
  • Glutamate ammonia ligase antibody
  • Glutamate decarboxylase antibody
  • Glutamate--ammonia ligase antibody
  • glutamine synthase antibody
  • Glutamine synthetase antibody
  • GS antibody
  • PIG 43 antibody
  • PIG 59 antibody
  • PIG43 antibody
  • PIG59 antibody
  • Proliferation inducing protein 43 antibody
Glutamine Synthetase by Immunohistochemistry