#ExistCollect>Collect: Tissue or cells.
#ExistSPECIMENPREPARATION>Specimen Preparation: Formalin fix (10% neutral buffered formalin is preferred) and paraffin embed specimen (cells must be prepared into a cellblock). Protect paraffin from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 5 unstained (3-5 micron thick sections), on positively charged slides (Min: 2 slides). If sending precut slides, do not oven bake.
#ExistSPECTRANSPORT>Storage/Transport Temperature: Room temperature or refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.
#ExistRemarks>Remarks: IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY ORDERING AND SUBMISSION DETAILS: Submit electronic request. If you do not have electronic ordering capability, use an ARUP Immunohistochemistry Stain Form (form #32978) with an ARUP client number. For additional technical details, please contact ARUP Client Services.
#ExistConditions>Unacceptable Conditions: Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type. Depleted specimens.
#ExistStability>Stability (collection to initiation of testing): Ambient: Indefinite, Refrigerated: Indefinite, Frozen: Unacceptable