Breast Carcinoma Dual Stain by Immunohistochemistry
Refer to ARUP Immunohistochemistry Stain Offerings brochure at www.aruplab.com/ap/resources.
New York DOH Approval Status
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. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.
Specimens submitted with nonrepresentative 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
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
The following antibodies are utilized in this dual stain: CK5/CK14/p63 (brown) and CK8/CK18 (red).
This test is performed as a stain and return (technical) service only.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3004610||Breast Carcinoma Dual Reference Number|
|3004611||Breast Carcinoma Dual Stain by IHC|