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39615: Kappa Light Chain, IHC with Interpretation Print View
PARAFFIN BLOCK NUMBER:      
PRIMARY TUMOR SITE:      
QUEST INTERNAL NUMBER:      
Kappa Light Chain IHC     

PRIMARY
1 Tissue Paraffin Block   Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Slides (5-Unstained)   Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)  
  Fixed Tissue   Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)  
  Tissue-Neutral Buffered F   Room Temperature - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)  

The presence of immunoglobulin light chains (kappa and lambda) on the cell surface is characteristic of clonal proliferation most often seen in multiple myeloma and lymphoproliferative diseases.

Tumor paraffin block (formalin-fixed only) or five 4-micron unstained
sections on Poly-L-Lysine or Silane coated slides. See Specimen
Collection Section, Oncology. Ship at room temperature. Do not place
paper labels with adhesive backing on slides. Use pencil or xylene
resistant pen to write on the frosted end of the slide only.
Pathology report is required.
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Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
88342

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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