Chromogranin, IHC with Interpretation [19173X]

Test Code
19173

CPT Codes
88342

Preferred Specimen
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block, submitted in an IHC specimen transport kit

Other Acceptable Specimens
Minimum: 3 unstained, postively charged slides, submitted in an IHC specimen transport kit

Instructions
Please include a surgical pathology report.

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

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

Methodology
Immunohistochemical Stain (IHC)

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

Reference Range
Interpretive report

Clinical Significance
The following CD markers are expressed on specific hemotologic cells. Individual and a series of IHC markers can be run on unknown cells and presence or absence of the antigen can help to characterize the cell of interest.

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.