- Tech Only CPT 88342.TC
- Tech Pro CPT 88342.TC, 88342.26
- PowerPath Code ACTH
- Schedule Monday - Friday
- Turn Around Time Within 1-2 business days of receipt
- Methodology IHC
Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue block or cell block, or 1 unstained charged slide for each test requested plus 3-4 additional unstained slides cut at 4 microns. Adequate space on each slide for control tissue is required.
A pituitary hormone expressed in corticotroph cells of the anterior pituitary, and used mainly in the subclassification of pituitary adenomas. Best to be used as a part of a panel of markers for pituiatry hormones (e.g. thryoid stimulating hormone, follicle stimulating hormone, leuteinizing hormone, prolactin, adrenocorticotropic hormone, and growth hormone).