MAL is a distinct molecular marker of primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma subtype among diffuse large B-cell lymphomas.
- A formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block is preferred specimen type
- 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.
Use cold pack for transport, making sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.
Tech-Only (stain only): 24 hours