Identifies: An enzyme highly expressed in seminoma. Traditionally employed as a marker of seminoma, there are now more sensitive and specific markers (e.g., Oct-3/4 and SALL4) that can be employed in the identification and subclassification of germ cell tumors.
Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasmic
Disease State: Germ Cell Tumors
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