Test Name: TIA-1
Immunohistochemical staining for TIA-1 detects normal and neoplastic T-cell containing cytotoxic granules. T-cell lymphomas showing TIA-1 expression include anaplastic large cell lymphomas, NK cell lymphomas and peripheral T-cell lymphomas large granular lymphocytic leukemia’s, hepatosplenic T-cell lymphomas, enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphomas, T/NK-cell lymphomas, nasal type, subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphomas, pulmonary angiocentric lymphomas of T or NK phenotype.
A formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block is preferred specimen type or one (1) unbaked, unstained slide cut at 4-5 microns for H&E staining (required) and two to three (2-3) positively charged unstained slides cut at 3-4 microns for each test/antibody ordered.
Storage and Transport
Use cold pack during transport of paraffin blocks and unstained slides. Cold pack should not be placed in direct contact with the specimen during shipping
Specimen Rejection Criteria
Turn Around Time (TAT): 2-3 Days
CPT Codes*: 88341, 88342, 88360
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