Glucagon pin

IHC

Glucagon

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies: Glucagon, a hormone expressed in the alpha cells of the pancreatic islet, as well a subset of pancreatic islet cell tumors (glucagonomas).

Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasmic

Organ: Hormones, Pancreas

Disease State:

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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