|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|