Probes: HER2 (17q11.2-q12) | 17 (Cen 17)
Disease(s): Breast cancer
Determines anti-HER2 therapy.
- Pathology Report: A copy of the pathology report is required for HER2 testing (global cases only).
- Bone Marrow Aspirate: N/A
- Peripheral Blood: N/A
- Fresh, Unfixed Tissue: N/A
- Fluids: N/A
- Paraffin block: Send paraffin block. Also send circled H&E slide for tech-only (required).
- Cut slides: H&E slide (required) plus 4 unstained slides cut at 4-5 microns. Circle H&E slide for tech-only.
Refrigerate specimen. Do not freeze. Use cold pack for transport, making sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.