Flow Cytometry: Paraffin Specimens
General Recommendations for the Handling of Paraffin Specimens
Paraffin block most representative of tumor to be analyzed and with highest ratio of tumor cells to normal. (Including a recent H&E reduces process time).
Return of Material
Blocks and/or slides are returned.
Flow Cytometry: Categories of Relevance to Prognosis, Treatment or Diagnosis
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Breast Carcinoma
- Endometrial Carcinoma
- Molar pregnancy (products of conception)
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Ovarian Carcinoma
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Adrenal Cortical Neoplasms
- Chondrosarcoma/Osteogenic Sarcoma
- Colon Carcinoma
- Glioma ?
- Melanoma ?
- Multiple Myeloma
- Renal Cell Carcinoma
- Soft tissue Sarcoma
- Squamous Carcinomas of Lung
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Cervix ?
- Carcinoid Tumors
- Thyroid Neoplasms
Pathology Service Request Form Required
Include description of tissue source and copy of histologic diagnosis.
Flow Cytometry DNA Analysis Report
Report contains results including histogram, interpretation and supporting literature references.
6 days from receipt