ER/PR (Estrogen/Progesterone Receptor Image Analysis)

Methodology: 
Immunohistochemistry with image quantitation
Performed: 
Weekly
Reported: 
7 days
Use: 

This test is used in the diagnosis of patients with invasive breast cancer. Positive results aid in choosing appropriate treatment therapies.

Specimen Requirements: 

At least five unstained slides or a paraffin block containing representative breast tumor

Storage/Transport: Ship at 20 - 25°C, protect from excessive heat. Include surgical pathology report.

Reference Values: 
Antibody  % Nuclear Area  Interpretation 
ER < 1% Negative
> 1% Positive
PR < 1% Negative
> 1% Positive
CPT Code (s): 

88361 x 2

Notes: 

UFHPL Test #: 90010

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