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Test Catalog

Test ID: KINM    
Ki-67(MIB-1), Gastrointestinal/Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors, Quantitative Immunohistochemistry, Manual

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Includes pathology consultation charged separately.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Special

Ordering Guidance

This is not an orderable test. If ordering for diagnostic purposes, order PATHC / Pathology Consultation and request the stain.

Shipping Instructions

Attach the green pathology address label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.

Necessary Information

1. Pathologist's name, address, and phone number are required.

2. Include accompanying pathology report stating the final diagnosis. If not available, a preliminary diagnosis is acceptable.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

This is not an orderable test. Order PATHC / Pathology Consultation. The consultant will determine the need for special stains.

 

Supplies: Pathology Packaging Kit (T554

Specimen Type:

Preferred: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block containing neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas or gastrointestinal (GI) tract including metastases.

Acceptable: 2 unstained sections, containing neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas or GI tract including metastases, on charged slides cut at 4 microns <1 month ago. Tissue on the slides should have been fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin.

Submission Container/Tube: Pathology Packaging Kit (T554)

Collection Instructions: Submit formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block

Additional Information: Paraffin block will be returned with the final report.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Oncology Test Request (T729) form with the specimen.

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

No specimen should be rejected.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SpecialAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated