Amyloid Beta pin


Amyloid Beta

Alternate Test Names:
Beta Amyloid

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Amyloid beta localizes to the senile plaques characteristic of Altzheimer’s disease.

Subcellular Localization: Extracellular (senile plaques)

Organ: Brain/CNS

Disease State: Amyloid Type Analysis

CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341

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

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