Test Catalog

Test ID: MUCN5    
Mucin 5AC, Immunostain, Technical Component Only

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

TECHONLY

Advisory Information

This test includes only technical performance of the stain (no pathologist interpretation is performed). If diagnostic consultation by a pathologist is required, order PATHC / Pathology Consultation.

Shipping Instructions

Attach the green pathology address label and the pink Immunostains Technical Only label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.

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

Supplies: Immunostain Technical Only Envelope (T693)

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Immunostains Technical Only Envelope

Preferred: 2 Unstained positively charged glass slide (25- x 75- x 1-mm) per test ordered; sections 4-microns thick.

Acceptable: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block

Digital Image Access

1. Information on accessing digital images of immunohistochemical (IHC) stains and the manual requisition form can be accessed through this website: www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-info/ihc/index.html

2. Clients ordering stains using a manual requisition form will not have access to digital images.

3. Clients wishing to access digital images must place the order for IHC stains electronically. Information regarding digital imaging can be accessed through this website: www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-info/ihc/faq.html

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Immunohistochemical (IHC)/In Situ Hybridization (ISH) Stains Request (T763) with the specimen.

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

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Wet/frozen tissue

Cytology smears

Non formalin fixed tissue

Nonparaffin embedded tissue

Non charged 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 TypeTemperatureTime
TECHONLYAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated