C-reactive protein



  • Tech Only CPT 88342.TC
  • Tech Pro CPT
  • PowerPath Code CRP
  • Schedule Monday to 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

Classification of well-differentiated hepatocellular neoplasms: Diffusely expressed in telangiectatic/inflammatory hepatocellular adenomas. Focally expressed in non-neoplastic liver, focal nodular hyperplasia, and other hepatocellular adenomas. Best used as part of a panel [serum amyloid A (SAA), c-reactive protein (CRP), β-catenin, liver fatty acid binding protein (LFABP), glutamine synthetase].