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Epic Test Name Immunohistochemistry
Components Immunohistochemical staining of paraffin sections of fixed tissue. Stained sections and appropriate positive and negative control slides are returned to the submitting pathologist. UT Southwestern faculty pathologists are available to offer full consultat
Synonyms IHC Stains
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Collection Instructions Paraffin blocks of fixed and processed tissue are preferred over unstained slides. PLEASE INDICATE SOURCE OF TISSUE AND TYPE OF FIXATIVE USED. A completed Reference Laboratory Request Form, and an Immunohistochemistry Antibody Selection Form must be submi
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Department Immunohistochemistry
Contact Information
Turn Around TimeBlocks received by 2:30 p.m. are stained the morning of the next working day and sent out that day. Stained slides can be sent back by courier or Federal Express for an additional charge.
Performed Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Performed by Immunohistochemistry
Notes Charles L. White, III, M.D., Director: (214) 648-2148
Laboratory: (214) 648-0484; FAX (214) 648-0495
Please see pdf of available stains.
Updated/Reviewed 6/22/2012