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Tissue Immunofluorescence

Tissue Immunofluorescence (HCPATHS) Surgical Pathology/Autopsy Lab Test

Name: Tissue Immunofluorescence

Test Name: Tissue Immunofluorescence

Health Link Test Code: HCPATHS

LIS Test Code: AP5

CPT Code(s): 88346

Days Performed: Mon-Fri.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 days.

Specimen: Tissue

Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container

Collection Instructions:

Tissue Exam Request Form UWH #33 may be used to request this test.

Outreach Specimen Processing:

Specimens that require transportation should be placed in special transport media which can be obtained by calling UWHC Surgical Pathology Specimen Receiving at (608)263-6242.

Send specimen with request to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. 

 

Specimen Transport:

Tissue for immunofluorescent studies from within CSC should be tubed to station 501 or hand delivered to UWHC Surgical Pathology Specimen Receiving Room FRESH, no fixative.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Tissue placed in fixative solution

Interpretation:

Tissue immunoflouresence studies vary with the specimen type and clinical diagnosis. The assigned pathologist will determine the appropriate panel of antibodies. Contact UWHC Surgical Pathology (608) 263-8443 to make arrangements to discuss the testing.