Alternative Name
Factor VIII-related antigen
Methodology
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
Test Description
Factor VIII-related antigen is a component of Factor VIII complex. Factor VIII-related antigen is one of the available immunohistochemical markers of endothelial cells. It has also been demonstrated in platelets and megakaryocytes. IHC staining of Factor VIII-related antigen is useful for diagnosis of vascular neoplasms and for identification of vascular invasion by neoplasms.
Specimen Requirements
  • A formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block is preferred specimen type

    or

  • One (1) unbaked, unstained slide for H&E staining (required) and two to three (2-3) positively charged unstained slides (all cut at 4-5 microns) for each test/antibody ordered

  • Block and slide identifiers should be clearly written and match exactly with the specimen ID and specimen labeling as noted on the requisition.

Storage and Transportation
Use cold pack for transport. Make sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.
CPT Code(s)*
88342 x 1 or 88341 x 1
Turnaround Time
24 hours
Level of Service
Stain Only

*The CPT codes provided with our test descriptions are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. Correct CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.