Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

1 week

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Consult
Surgical
HER-2/NEU

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunohistochemistry

Test Usage

Detection of over-expression of HER-2/neu and treatment response to herceptin.

Reference Range

Negative (no expression). Interpretive report provided.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block; or 4 unstained glass, "positively charged" slides with 4-microns formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue with associated H&E stained slide. Slides must be dried before shipping (air dry overnight or dry in 60 degree C oven for 20 minutes). Both blocks and slides should be stored at room temperature.

Minimum Volume
 

Billing Information

CPT Code
88361
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
18474-7

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.