Alternate Test Names:
Identifies yolk sac tumors that can be employed as part of a panel of markers of germ cell tumors. Not recommended in this setting as there are more sensitive and specific markers (e.g., glypican-3).
Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasm
CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341
Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt
Schedule: Monday - Friday
• Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block or cell block - OR -
• 1 unstained slide for each test requested plus 3-4 additional unstained slides cut at 4µm