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Immunohistochemistry

CPT CODES: 88342

SYNONYMS:

IHC, Immuno, Immunoperoxidase

TEST INCLUDES:

200 specific antibodies available

DEPARTMENT:

Surgical Pathology

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

This study is usually available with consult from the Surgical Pathologist. All specimens must have a label affixed with the patient name, medical record number and/or date of birth. All specimens must be accompanied by a completed Surgical Pathology Requisition.

TESTING SCHEDULE:

Monday - Friday,  7am-5pm, All other times available by Pathologists/Pathology Resident on call.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Submit large specimens fresh, covered by moist cloth and a plastic bag. Submit small specimens (biopsies) in a jar of 10% Neutral Buffered Zinc Formalin (available in the OR, minor surgery and most clinics) All specimens must have a label affixed with the patient name, medical record number and/or date of birth. All specimens must be accompanied by a completed Surgical Pathology Requisition.

Send all specimens directly to the lab via the pneumatic tube system station 423 or hand delivery directly to the lab, UH Room 2642

REFERENCE RANGE: N/A