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Alternate Test Names:
Identifies a protein unique to the dense core granules of neuroendocrine cells and tumors. It is an excellent marker for carcinoid tumors, pheochromocytomas, paragangliomas, but not as good a marker of high-grade neurendocrine carcinomas as synaptophysin.
Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasmic, often with a granular pattern
Disease State: Carcinomas of Unknown Primary
CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341 (reference only; CPTs may vary)
Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt
Schedule: Monday - Friday
• 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