Test Details

Mnemonic

HER2

Ordering Code

3434650

CPT-4 Code(s)

88360, plus 88377 if FISH is performed, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue

Specimen Preparation

Send formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue. Specimen must be fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin. Fixation between 6 and 48 hours is recommended. Pathology report must accompany specimen.

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Non-invasive tumors

Stability

Room temperature: Indefinite
Refrigerated: Indefinite
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Immunohistochemistry; Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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