Keratin 7 pin

IHC

Keratin 7

Alternate Test Names:
Cytokeratin 7; CK7

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies a subset of carcinomas. Co-analysis with expression of cytokeratin 20 can be helpful in the identification of the primary site of carcinomas presenting at metastatic sites.

Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasmic

Organ: Colon & Other GI, Genitourinary, Lung

Disease State: Adenocarcinoma, Carcinomas of Unknown Primary, Mesothelioma vs. Adenocarcinoma, Non Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC)

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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