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APMSA
MUSCLE SPECIFIC ACTIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APMSA 
Test MUSCLE SPECIFIC ACTIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description Useful for distinguishing benign and malignant muscular tumors as it recognizes actin of smooth, skeletal, and cardiac muscle.
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