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VIP (vasoactive intestinal polypeptide) pin


VIP (vasoactive intestinal polypeptide)

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies: A subset of islet cell tumors of the pancreas (VIPomas). VIP is not expressed in normal pancreatic islet cells. Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasmic

Organ: Pancreas

Disease State:

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