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Test ID MSH2 MSH2 Immunostain, Technical Component Only


Advisory Information


This test includes only technical performance of the stain (no pathologist interpretation is performed). If diagnostic consultation by a pathologist is required order PATHC / Pathology Consultation.



Shipping Instructions


Attach the green pathology address label and the pink Immunostain Technical Only label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.



Necessary Information


If sending normal and tumor blocks; indicate the block number to be stained in performing lab notes (electronic orders) or on the enclosed paperwork (manual orders).



Specimen Required


Specimen Type: Tissue

Supplies: Immunostain Technical Only Envelope (T693)

Preferred: 2 Unstained positively charged glass slides (25- x 75- x 1-mm) per test ordered; sections 4-microns thick.

Acceptable: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block


Useful For

Evaluation of tumor tissue to identify patients at high risk for having hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), also known as Lynch syndrome

 

Evaluation of tumor tissue to identify patients at risk for having hereditary endometrial carcinoma

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
IHTOI IHC Initial, Tech Only No No
IHTOA IHC Additional, Tech Only No No

Method Name

Immunohistochemistry

Reporting Name

MSH2 IHC, Tech Only

Specimen Type

TECHONLY

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
TECHONLY Ambient (preferred)
  Refrigerated 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

88342-TC, primary

88341-TC, if additional IHC

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MSH2 MSH2 IHC, Tech Only Order only;no result

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
70824 MSH2 IHC, Tech Only Bill only; no result

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Immunohistochemical (IHC)/In Situ Hybridization (ISH) Stains Request (T763) with the specimen.