BF-1 by Immunohistochemistry

Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Synonyms:BF 1
CPT Codes: 88342 x1
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.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

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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