Useful marker in GI carcinomas (stomach, intestine and pancreas) Variable positivity in TCC, endomet CA, Pap CA Thy, gallbladder CA, also small cell and non-small cell lung CA. Membrane and cytoplasmic patterns.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue blocks (FFPE). If tissue blocks are not available, unstained slides are acceptable (please submit 1-2 slides per antibody to be tested, cuts must be 4 microns thick).
Tissue removed during a surgical procedure and placed in 10% NBF soon after removal from the patient. Appropriate tissue for requested staining.
Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history.
Slides or paraffin blocks with no tissue remaining. Samples fixed in fixatives other than 10% neutral buffered formalin. Paraffin blocks that have been overheated or frozen.
IHC, Ventana Ultra Stainer
12 business days from receipt
Blocks: 10 years
Slides: 10 years
*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.