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Interphase Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Test for Breast Cancer Tissues using HER2 (ERBB2) DNA probe

Test Code:

CY0219

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) Slides

Specimen Requirement

​1. Four unstained, 4 micron-thick sections placed on positively charged slides.


2. Please provide corresponding H&E stained slide with region of interest marked.


3. Please indicate cold ischemia and fixation timing on the request form. Specimens subject to HER2 (ERBB2) testing should be placed in fixative within one hour of biopsy or resection and the optimal fixation time in formalin should be between 6-72 hours.


4. Please indicate HER2 IHC results.


5. Unacceptable Conditions: Specimens fixed or processed in alternative fixatives (alcohol, Prefer) or heavy metal fixatives (B-4 or B-5), no tumour in tissue, decalcified tissue and tissue fixed for less than 6 hours or more than 72 hours.


6. To provide corresponding H&E stained slide with region of interest marked.

Specimen Storage / Transport

​Store at room temperature and transport to laboratory as soon as possible.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

​7 days

Reference Value(s)

​-

Testing Laboratory Location

​KKH

Laboratory

Cytogenetics

Contact Number

​6394 1392

Day and Time Performed

​When requested

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Downtime Form

Additional Information

Change History Notes

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Keywords

Interphase Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Test for Breast Cancer Tissues using HER2 (ERBB2) DNA probe CY0219
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