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