DNA Ploidy Analysis

Additional Information:

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CPT Code(s):

88182, If p57 is performed add 88342

Collection Procedure:

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Specimen Requirements:

Paraffin block

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

Acceptable Tumor types: Breast, Brain (Astrocytic neoplasm), Cervix, Colon, Endometrium, Lung, Ovary, Placenta, Prostate, Liver

Use:

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Methodology:

Flow Cytometry

Reported:

7 days

Reference Values:

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Performed:

Weekly

Interpretation Data:

Assay is performed on paraffin-embedded, formalin fixed tissue using Cycletest (p57 staining is also performed on placenta/product of conception specimens).

Antibody: p57Kip2

Detection Method: EnVision + Dual Link System HRP.