BF-1 by Immunohistochemistry

Sunquest Code:BF1IHC  
Epic Code:LAB6758Epic Name:BF 1 by Immunohistochemistry
Synonyms:BF 1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-3 days.
Special Instructions:All stains will be handled as "Stain and Return" unless a consultation is requested. To request a consultation, submit the pathology report, as all associated case materials (clinical history, blocks, slides, etc.) and the Anatomic Pathology requisition form (form #32960) in place of the Immunohistochemistry Stain Form.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tissue or cells
Container:Container, Tissue, sterile
Collection Instructions:Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed specimen (cells must be prepared into a cellblock). Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (3 to 5 micron thick sections) positively charged slides in a tissue transport kit.
Causes for Rejection:Frozen specimens. Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type. Depleted specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room or refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature or refrigerated. Ship in cooled container in the summer months.
Stability:Stability: Samples are stable indefinitely at room temperature or refrigerated. Protect from temperature extremes.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2003466

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