Test Method


CPT Code

88377x1 (Global)
88374x1 (Tech-Only)

Probes / Test Description

HER2 (17q11.2-q12) | Centromere 17 (Cen 17)

Specimen Requirements

Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Tissue: Minimum 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.2 cm tissue, non-decalcified tissue only

Storage & Transport

Ship specimen the same day whenever possible, with refrigerated (not frozen) cold pack.

Label all tubes with at least two unique patient identifiers. Slides require one patient identifier. Identifiers include name, DOB, specimen ID# or medical record#.

Turnaround time

3 - 5 days

Level of Service