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Test ID: SP263    
Programmed Death-Ligand 1 (PD-L1) (SP263), Semi-Quantitative Immunohistochemistry, Manual

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Special

Advisory Information

For information on selection of programmed cell death 1-ligand 1 (PD-L1) testing, see PD-L1 by Immunohistochemistry: Options Companion and Complementary Diagnostic Assays in Special Instructions.

Shipping Instructions

Attach the green pathology address label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.

Necessary Information

A pathology/diagnostic report and a brief history, including primary site of neoplasm, are required.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Pathology Packaging Kit (T554)

Specimen Type: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block; or 3 unstained glass, "positively charged" slides with 4-microns formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue

Additional Information: One slide will be stained with hematoxylin and eosin and returned.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Tissue/Slides Wet/frozen tissue
Cytology smears
Nonformalin fixed tissue
Nonparaffin embedded tissue
Noncharged slides
ProbeOn slides

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SpecialAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated