Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Amyloid Protein Identification Order Code : 12328R
Note: LAB-ORDERABLE ONLY. This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Amyloid AA; Amyloid AL; Amyloid ATTR; APIP
Specimen Type: Hematoxylin-and-eosin and a formalin-fixed or B5-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block
Container Type: Surgical Pathology Packaging Kit (Supply T554)
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 9-17 days
Special Handling: Do not send fixed tissue slides. Testing can only be done on paraffin-embedded tissue blocks. Preliminary pathology report and history are required. A brief explanatory note or consultative letter is also recommended.
CPT Codes: 83789, 88313, 88380
SHC EPIC Code: LAB12328R
Causes For Rejection: Fixed-tissue slides are not acceptable.
Department: Sendouts
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories