Cathepsin K by Immunohistochemistry
Refer to ARUP Immunohistochemistry Stain Offerings brochure at www.aruplab.com/ap/resources.
New York DOH Approval Status
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.
Tissue not mounted on positively charged slides. Specimens submitted with nonrepresentative tissue type. Depleted specimens. Serum, blood, or bodily fluids.
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
Qualitative Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
This test is performed as a stain and return service only.
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