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p53 Tumor Suppressor Gene Protein, Immunohistochemical, Paraffin Block
- Tumor Suppressor Gene, p53
Alterations of the p53 tumor suppressor gene have been shown to serve as an independent prognostic marker in a wide variety of tumor types such as colorectal,1,2 breast,3,4 prostate,5 and bladder.6
This procedure may be considered by Medicare and other carriers as investigational and, therefore, may not be payable as a covered benefit for patients.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor
One paraffin block
Specimen should be fixed in 10% neutral-buffered formalin. Optimum fixation time is 12 to 24 hours, not to exceed 48 hours.
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Please direct any questions regarding this test to oncology customer service at 800-345-4363.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|481044||p53 Tumor Suppressor, Paraffin||14229-9||481047||p53||14229-9|