Glucagon, IHC with Interpretation

Test Code
19205X

CPT Codes
88342

Preferred Specimen
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue in an  IHC specimen transport kit

Other Acceptable Specimens
4-micron unstained slides (x5) • Fixed tissue • Tissue in neutral buffered formalin

Instructions
Pathology report is required

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

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


Methodology
Immunohistochemical Stain

Setup Schedule
A.M.

Clinical Significance
The following CD markers are expressed on specific hematologic 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.



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.