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APCKAE1/AE3
KERATIN AE1/AE3 (LO/HI M.W.), IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APCKAE1/AE3 
Test KERATIN AE1/AE3 (LO/HI M.W.), IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description AE1/AE3 has been shown to identify the majority of human cytokeratins, and thus may be used for IHC identification of cells of simple and stratified epithelial origin. Antibody AE1 immunoreacts with an antigenic determinant present on most of the subfamily A cytokeratins. Antibody AE3 reacts with a antigenic determinant shared by the subfamily B cytokeratins.

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