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APP16
P16, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APP16 
Test P16, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description P16 protein functions to inhibit cyclin dependent kinase activity. Immunohistochemical expression has been observed in the pathogenesis of a variety of malignancies. P16 expression has been observed in cervical cancer and has been associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) positive and HPV negative cervical adenocarcinomas.

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