Amyloid Type Analysis

Synonyms

Amyloid A Amyloid P Component Kappa Light Chains Lambda Light Chains Transthyretin Congo Red

  • Tech Only CPT
  • Tech Pro CPT 88342.TC, 88342.26
  • PowerPath Code
  • Schedule Monday - Friday
  • Turn Around Time Within 1-2 business days of receipt
  • Methodology IHC

Specimen Requirements

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.

Diagnostic Utility

This panel of antibodies can be employed to subclassify amyloid deposits based on their protein composition.