BREAST PROGNOSTIC PANEL
Breast Prognostic Panel: ER, PgR, Her2, Ki67, and p53 IVD antibodies
Avero Diagnostics is capable of processing and diagnosing all biopsies. Please call us at the numbers listed below with any specific questions regarding the specimen type, or if you have specific questions for specialized testing of tissue samples.
TRANSPORT TEMPERATURE AND STABILITY
10% Neutral buffered formalin vial or Paraffin block: room temperature indefinitely
Positively charged slides: room temperature 30 days
Specimens collected using alternative methods or specimens in formalin outside of the 6 – 72 hour window may not be rejected but may include a disclaimer on the final report
TRANSPORT CONTAINER / SPECIMEN
10% Neutral buffered formalin-fixed tissue OR formalin- fixed paraffin-embedded tissue OR seven positively charged slides with 4µm sections
72 hours from receipt at the lab
- Collect biopsy(ies) with care. Avoid crushing the specimen with forceps or other instruments.
- Place tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalin within one hour of excision.
- Notate on requisition the time of tissue collection and cold ischemic time.
- Label specimen container with two patient identifiers.
Monday – Friday (days)
IHC with quantitative scoring
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