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Test ID: 82091    
Amyloid Protein Identification, Paraffin, LC MS/MS

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


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


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

Identification of proteins associated with extracellular deposits, including amyloidosis


This test is appropriate for all tissue types in routinely processed paraffin- embedded biopsy specimens

Additional Tests Lists test(s) that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
89054Congo Red, StainNoYes

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

When this test is ordered, the Congo Red stain will always be performed at an additional charge.

Includes pathology consultation and Congo Red stain charged separately.


This test is not an orderable test. Order 70012 / Pathology Consultation. The consultant will determine the need for special stains.

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

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

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

Amyloid Protein ID, Par, LC-MS/MS

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

Amyloid AA
Amyloid AL
Amyloid ATTR

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.