• Tech Only CPT 88342.TC
  • Tech Pro CPT
  • PowerPath Code CD15
  • 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

Identification of Reed-Sternberg cells and mononuclear Hodgkin's cells which show membranous +/- Golgi staining. Differentiation of adenocarcinoma (usually positive) from mesothelioma (usually negative). Granulocytic sarcoma - often aberrantly expressed by myeloid and monocytic leukemic cells. Normally expressed in mature granulocyts.