Myeloperoxidase (MPO), IHC with Interpretation

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block

Other Acceptable Specimens
Minimum: 3 unstained, positively charged slides

Pathology report is required.

Transport Container
IHC specimen transport kit

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

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

Immunohistochemical Stain (IHC)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 2 days

Reference Range
Interpretive Report

Clinical Significance
This marker can be used to aid in the diagnosis and/or prognosis of cancer. The clinical interpretation of any staining or its absence should be complemented by morphological studies using proper controls and should be evaluated within the context of the patient's clinical history and other diagnostic tests by a qualified pathologist.

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.