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IHC: CK-17 IHC: CK-17

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Paraffin block
N/A
N/A

Specimen Requirements

Paraffin block or wet tissue

Method

Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded

Clinical Utility

distinguish myoepithelial cells from luminal epithelium of various glands (mammary, sweat,salivary, bronchial, tracheal, laryngeal, esophageal) and benign from malignant forms of e.g.mammary gland tumors. Predominant expression of CK17 is the characteristic features of basalcell carcinomas.

CPT Codes

88342

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