Amyloid Protein Identification, Paraffin, LC-MS/MS


Sunquest Code:MMMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Amyloid Protein Identification, Tissue
Methodology:Liquid chromatography-Tandem mass spectrometry; histological stain
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-15 days.
Special Instructions:Preliminary pathology report and history are required.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tissue
Container:Container, Tissue, sterile
Collection Instructions:Formalin-fixed or B5-fixed, paraffiun-embedded tissue block.
Causes for Rejection:Fixed tissue slides; wet/frozen tissue; cytological smears; nonformalin fixed tissue; nonparaffin embedded tissue.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo)
Referral Lab number:AMPIP


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Definitive identification of amyloid proteins.


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