Prostate Core Biopsy for Pathology/Histology Analysis

Prostate Core Biopsy for Pathology/Histology Analysis

Test: Prostate core biopsy (12 part or 6 part) panel.
Submission Criteria: Needle cores placed immediately into formalin and placed in a sealed biohazard specimen bag.
Storage and Stability: N/A
Rejection Criteria: Rejection criteria include but are not limited to:

  1. Mismatched requisitions
  2. Specimens without TWO patient identifiers
  3. Specimens submitted without approval
Turnaround Time: 2 days
Clinical Significance: Differential diagnoses include, but are not limited to:  High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (HGPIN), Atypical small acinar proliferation, Prostatic Adenocarcinoma
Reference Ranges: Not detected for all targets
Method: Panels are comprised of one or more of the following:

Hematoxylin and Eosin Stain

Immunohistochemical Staining

Platform: Roche Ventana BenchMark Ultra for IHC staining