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APCDX2
CDX2, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APCDX2 
Test CDX2, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description CDX2 is a transcription factor expressed in the nuclei of epithelial calls throughout the intestine, from duodenum to rectum. Because of its reported specificity for gastrointestinal (GI) epithelium, antibodies to CDX2 have been seen as a marker of metastatic carcinomas of GI origin.

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 provided. 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 88342