c-MYC pin

IHC

c-MYC

Alternate Test Names:
cMYC

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies the protein product of the gene first discovered in Burkitt’s lymphoma, overexpressed as a consequence of chromosomal translocation involving chromosome 8. Used to screen diffuse large B cell lymphomas to identify those with high-level expression, corresponding to those tumors with a relatively high likelihood of harboring a c-MYC gene rearrangement by FISH.

Subcellular Localization: Nuclear

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CPT Code(s): 88360

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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