PAX-8 pin

IHC

PAX-8

Alternate Test Names:
PAX8

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies: A nuclear transcription factor that is a marker of renal cell carcinoma as well as carcinomas of the GYN tract (ovary, endometrium). Also expressed in thyroid carcinomas.

Subcellular Localization: Nuclear

Organ: Genitourinary, OB/GYN, Thyroid

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

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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