|Test||CD34 (QBEND), IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN|
|Description||Useful in detecting the CD34 antigen which is present in the cytoplasm of endothelial cells of vascular tissue. In tumors, this antibody is valuable in labeling the vascular endothelium of Kaposi's sarcoma, tumors involving the liver, spindle shaped tumors, and any other highly vascular neoplastic or normal tissue.
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|