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Test ID: 60198    
HER2, Gastric/Esophageal, Semi-Quantitative Immunohistochemistry, Manual

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

60198

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining overexpression of HER2 protein of gastric and esophageal adenocarcinoma in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
FH2GEHER2 Amp, Gastroesophageal FISHYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Cases that are equivocal (2+) by immunohistochemical stain will reflex to HER2 FISH at an additional charge.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-Approved Ventana Pathway Immunoperoxidase Stain

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

HER2 Gastric/Esophageal IHC, Manual

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

c-neu Immunoperoxidase Stain
HER2GE
c-erbB2 Immunoperoxidase Stain