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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 (reference only; CPTs may vary)

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