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AMACR (p504s) pin


AMACR (p504s)

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
AMACR (alpha-methylacyl-CoA racemase, or p504s) is a highly sensitive positive marker of prostatic adenocarcinoma, and is generally negative on normal or atrophic prostatic glandular epithelium. Generally employed in the context of a panel of antibodies including those to p63 and high MW cytokeratins (antibody 34ßE12). Subcellular Localization: Granular cytoplasmic

Organ: Genitourinary Tumors

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