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APHMB45
HMB 45, MELANOMA, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APHMB45 
Test HMB 45, MELANOMA, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description Useful for reacting with an intracytoplasmic antigen expressed by melanomas (melanotic and amelanotic), and other tumors expressing melanocytic differentiation.

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