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.
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
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.
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.
Tissue placed in fixative solution
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.