|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
When this test is ordered, Congo red stain will always be performed at an additional charge.
A pathology consultation is typically not required. If the amyloid subtyping results do not fit the clinical findings, a pathology consultation may be added if appropriate, upon client approval.
Specimen Type: Formalin-fixed or B5-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block
Container/Tube: Pathology Packaging Kit (Supply T554)
1. Do not send fixed tissue slides. Testing can only be done on paraffin-embedded tissue blocks.
2. Attach the green pathology address label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.
1. Preliminary pathology report and history are required.
2. A brief explanatory note or consultative letter is also recommended.
Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:
Cardiovascular Test Request Form (T724) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/cardiovascular-request-form.pdf)
Hematopathology/Cytogenetics Test Request Form (T726) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/hematopathology-request-form.pdf)
Fixed tissue slides
Nonformalin fixed tissue
Nonparaffin embedded tissue
The Amyloid Protein Identification test employs Liquid Tissue® sample preparation licensed from Expression Pathology Inc., Rockville MD, under U.S. Patent 7,473,532 and patents pending and foreign equivalents thereof.