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APCAL
CALCITONIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APCAL 
Test CALCITONIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description Useful in the diagnosis of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid and hyperplasia of thyroid C-cells. Also useful for neoplasms with ectopic hormone production.

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