Pathology, Molecular Diagnostics, Research: Comprehensive

PathVysion (Her-2 FISH)

Specimen Type & Collection Requirements

Specimen Type: Breast Tissue

Collection: 10% Buffered Neutral Formalin Solution Vials OR Unstained Breast Tissue Slides

Transport:
Room temperature.
Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.

Stability: Stable and Secure in Formalin

Unacceptable:
Frozen specimens.
Specimens fixed or processed in alternative fixatives (alcohol based) or heavy metal fixatives (B-4 or B-5).
No tumor in tissue.
Decalcified specimens.

Turnaround Time: 48-72 Hours

CPT Code: 88368

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