Smooth Muscle Actin, IHC without Interpretation

Test Code
19403

CPT Codes
88342

Preferred Specimen
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded block, submitted in IHC Specimen Transport Kit

Other Acceptable Specimens
3 unstained, positively charged slides, submitted in IHC Specimen Transport Kit

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Indefinitely
Refrigerated: Indefinitely
Frozen: Unacceptable


Methodology
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: Next day

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.