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Alpha-fetoprotein pin

IHC

Alpha-fetoprotein

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
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

Organ: OB/GYN

Disease State:

CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341. 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.

Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Specimen Requirements:
• 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