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APECAD
E-CADHERIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APECAD 
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 
CPT Code(s) 88342