Use to quantify kappa and lambda light chains in paraffin tissue. Does not include interpretation.
In situ hybridization (ISH)
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 8 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: 4 slides). If sending precut slides, do not oven bake.
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.
Unacceptable Conditions: 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 (#32978) with an ARUP client number. For additional technical details, contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3003592||Kappa by ISH|
|3003593||Lambda by ISH|
|3003594||Kappa/Lambda ISH Reference Number|