CK17, Cytokeratin 17
- Tech Only CPT
- Tech Pro CPT
- PowerPath Code
- Schedule Monday - Friday
- Turn Around Time Within 1-2 business days of receipt
- Disease State Carcinomas of Unknown Primary
- 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.
This is a send out test.
Identifies a subset of epithelia and carcinomas. CK17 expression can help identify primary carcinomas of the pancreatobiliary tract, distinguishing them from ovarian mucinous adenocarcinomas and carcinomas of the stomach, among others.