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Test Code SSTR2 Somatostatin Receptor 2 (SSTR2), Immunostain, Technical Component Only

Reporting Name

Somatost Rc2 (SSTR2), IHC Tech Only

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Useful For

Aids in the identification of neuroendocrine tumors

Method Name

Immunohistochemistry


Advisory Information


This test includes only technical performance of the stain (no pathologist interpretation is performed). If diagnostic consultation by a pathologist is required order PATHC / Pathology Consultation.



Shipping Instructions


Attach the green pathology address label and the pink Immunostains Technical Only label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Immunostain Technical Only Envelope (T693)

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Immunostains Technical Only Envelope (T693)

Preferred: 2 unstained positively charged glass slide (25 x 75 x 1-mm) per test ordered; sections 4-microns thick.

Acceptable: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block


Specimen Type

TECHONLY

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
TECHONLY Ambient (preferred)
  Refrigerated 

Reject Due To

Tissue/Slides Wet/frozen tissue Cytology smears Nonformalin fixed tissue Nonparaffin embedded tissue Noncharged slides ProbeOn slides

Interpretation

The positive and negative controls are verified as showing appropriate immunoreactivity. If a control tissue is not included on the slide, a scanned image of the relevant quality control tissue is available upon request; contact 855-516-8404.

 

Interpretation of this test should be performed in the context of the patient's clinical history and other diagnostic tests by a qualified pathologist.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

88342-TC, primary

88341-TC, if additional IHC

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SSTR2 Somatost Rc2 (SSTR2), IHC Tech Only Order only;no result

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
113598 Somatost Rc2 (SSTR2) IHC, Tech Only Bill only; no result

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
IHTOI IHC Initial, Tech Only No No
IHTOA IHC Additional, Tech Only No No

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Immunohistochemical (IHC)/In Situ Hybridization (ISH) Stains Request (T763) with the specimen.