IHC: Galectin-3 IHC: Galectin-3

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

Usually positive in thyroid and parathyroid malignanciies, negative in reactive thyroid andparathyroid conditions. Also positive in prolactinoma, liver, colon, and some head and necktumors.

CPT Codes

88342

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