89213 - Overview: Estrogen/Progesterone Receptor, Semi-Quantitative Immunohistochemistry, Manual

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Test Name

Test ID: 89213    
Estrogen/Progesterone Receptor, Semi-Quantitative Immunohistochemistry, Manual

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

The test is most frequently used in breast carcinomas when decisions on hormonal therapy must be made.


While the test can be performed on any formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue, it is infrequently used for non-breast cancer specimens.

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


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


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

ER/PR, Semi-Quant IHC, Manual

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

ER (Estrogen Receptor)
PR (Progesterone Receptor)
Progesterone Receptor
Estrogen Receptor