61776 - Specimen: p40, Immunostain Without Interpretation

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: 61776    
p40, Immunostain Without Interpretation

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Tissue

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Supplies: Immunostain Technical Only Envelope (Supply T693)

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Immunostains Technical Only Envelope (Supply T693)

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

Acceptable: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block (International Clients: Please be aware, your country’s customs may delay or block return shipments of FFPE tissue blocks.  MML recommends sending slides only for this test.)

Additional Information:

1.  Information on accessing digital images of IHC stains and the manual requisition form can be accessed through this website:  http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-info/ihc/index.html

2. Clients ordering stains using a manual requisition form will not have access to digital images.

3. Clients wishing to access digital images must place the order for IHC stains electronically.  Information regarding digital imaging can be accessed through this website: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-info/ihc/faq.html

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Wet/frozen tissue
Cytology smears
Non-formalin fixed tissue 
Non-paraffin embedded tissue
Non-charged slides
ProbeOn slides

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
TissueAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated