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Biopsy for immunoperoxidase staining
 
Test Synonyms:
Biopsy for immunoperoxidase staining
 
Lab:
Anatomic Pathology
Inpatient Req:
Pathology (#10016)  
Outpatient Req:
Pathology (#10016)  
Specimen:
Result Time:
3 days for routine studies  
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Lymphocyte surface markers can be detected on frozen sections of most tissues except bone. Specimens for lymphocyte immunoperoxidase studies should be sent to the Frozen Section Lab with a request for “Lymphoma Work-Up”. Remaining tissues should be sent to the Immunopathology Laboratory, Warren 5 (x4-1264).

Immunoperoxidase stains can also be performed on cytocentrifuge smears from fluids (effusion, CSF). Specimens should be sent to CYTOLOGY with a request for “Smears for Immunoperoxidase Stains” accompanied by pertinent clinical history and differential diagnosis. For questions concerning immunoperoxidase stains, call Bernard Collins (6-8444), Dr. Atul Bhan (x6-2588), Ms. Sharon Campbell (x4-1264) or Ms. Desiree Eatherton (x4-1264).

Last Reviewed on 4/10/2005