|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|