Test Catalog

Test ID: HERDM    
HER2, Breast, DCIS, Quantitative Immunohistochemistry, Manual with HER2 FISH Reflex

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining overexpression of HER2 protein on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections in ductal carcinoma in situ or solid/intracystic papillary carcinoma breast tissue with a reflex to FISH testing if the specimen is equivocal (2+)

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Cases that are equivocal (2+) by immunohistochemical stain will reflex to HER2 amplification by FISH at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Ventana Pathway Immunoperoxidase Stain with Manual Quantitative Immunohistochemistry

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HER BreastDCIS IHC Manual + Reflex

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

c-neu Immunoperoxidase Stain
Her-2
HER2-Neu
HER2/Neu
HER2Neu
ISHER2DCISIHC
HER2 DCIS IHC stain, RST
c-erbB2 Immunoperoxidase Stain