PD-L1 IHC (Nivolumab) Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

CPT: 88360
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • OPDIVO®
  • Programmed Death Ligand 1

Methodology

Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Tissue

Volume

One formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue block or five unstained positively charged slides sectioned from FFPE tissue block at 4 to 5 microns.

Minimum Volume

Three unstained tissue slides

Container

Tissue block or slide

Collection

Tissue should be fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin for no more than 72 hours. Embed in paraffin.

Storage Instructions

Room temperature

Causes for Rejection

Insufficient tissue; tumor other than non squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

Please provide a copy of the pathology report.

Note: This test number is used for tracking oncology IHC specimens to the laboratory. Bill codes will be added when testing is complete, based on the processes performed in the laboratory.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
481615 PD-L1 IHC OPDIVO(R) Head/Neck 481616 Result Pending
481615 PD-L1 IHC OPDIVO(R) Head/Neck 481617 % Tumor Cells Staining % Pending
481615 PD-L1 IHC OPDIVO(R) Head/Neck 481618 Comments: Pending
481615 PD-L1 IHC OPDIVO(R) Head/Neck 481619 Interpretation: Pending
481615 PD-L1 IHC OPDIVO(R) Head/Neck 481620 Director Review Pending

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