|Test||E-CADHERIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN|
|Description||E-Cadherin expression in carcinomas correlates with tumor cell invasion and metastasis. In breast cancer, the E-Cadherin antibody may be useful to differentiate lobular lesions from invasive ductal lesions.
NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjunction with a pathology consultation. The pathology professional component will be billed separately by the consulting pathologist.
|Specimen||Formalin-fixed or paraffin-embedded tissue specimen.|
|Reference Values||An interpretive report will be issued.|
|Analytic Time||2 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Friday|