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APB723
B72-3, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APB723 
Test B72-3, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description Useful in detecting the TAG-72 (Tumor Associated Glycoprotein-72) which is expressed by a wide variety of human adenocarcinomas. TAG-72 is expressed by invasive ductal breast carcinomas, colon, pancreatic, esophageal, lung, ovarian, and endometrial adenocarcinomas.

NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjuction with a pathology consultation. The patholgoy professional component will be billed separately by the consulting pathologist. 

Specimen Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue speicmen. 
Reference Values An interpretive report will be issued. 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 88342