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Test Code SDHB SDHB Immunostain, Technical Component Only


Shipping Instructions


Attach the green pathology address label and the pink Immunostain Technical Only label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Immunostain Technical Only Envelope (T693)

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Immunostain Technical Only Envelope (T693)

Preferred: 2 unstained positively charged glass slide (25- x 75- x 1-mm) per test ordered; sections 4-microns thick.

Acceptable: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block

Additional Information:

1. Information on accessing digital images of IHC stains and the manual requisition form can be accessed through this website: www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-info/ihc/index.html

2. Clients ordering stains using a manual requisition form will not have access to digital images.

3. Clients wishing to access digital images must place the order for IHC stains electronically. Information regarding digital imaging can be accessed through this website: www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-info/ihc/faq.html


Secondary ID

70550

Useful For

Aids in the identification of succinate dehydrogenase B (SDHB) deficient tumors

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
IHTOI IHC Initial, Tech Only No No
IHTOA IHC Additional, Tech Only No No

Method Name

Immunohistochemistry

Reporting Name

SDHB IHC, Tech Only

Specimen Type

TECHONLY

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
TECHONLY Ambient (preferred)
  Refrigerated 

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Wet/frozen tissue
Cytology smears
Nonformalin fixed tissue
Nonparaffin embedded tissue
Noncharged slides
ProbeOn slides

Clinical Information

Succinate dehydrogenase B (SDHB) protein is an integral part of the complex II oxidation/reduction pathway. Its function is to transfer electrons from succinate to CoQ. De novo and inheritable mutations in this gene result in paragangliomas and pheochromocytomas. SDHB can be used to differentiate between type 1 (SDHB +) and type 2 (SDHB -) gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). SDHB-deficient GISTs do not respond to imatinib. The cellular localization for SDHB is cytoplasmic and staining is granular (localized to mitochondria). Endothelial cells often stain positive for SDHB and can be used as an internal control when testing GIST tumors.

Interpretation

This test includes only technical performance of the stain (no pathologist interpretation is performed). If diagnostic consultation by a pathologist is required order PATHC / Pathology Consultation.

 

The positive and negative controls are verified as showing appropriate immunoreactivity. If a control tissue is not included on the slide, a scanned image of the relevant quality control tissue is available upon request. Contact 855-516-8404.

 

Interpretation of this test should be performed in the context of the patient's clinical history and other diagnostic tests by a qualified pathologist.

Clinical Reference

1. Gill AJ, Benn DE, Chou A, et al: Immunohistochemistry for SDHB triages genetic testing of SDHB, SDHC, and SDHD in paraganglioma-pheochromocytoma syndromes. Hum Pathol 2010 Jun;41(6):805-814

2. Zhang L, Smyrk TC, Young WF Jr, et al: Gastric stromal tumors in Carney triad are different clinically, pathologically, and behaviorally from sporadic gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors: findings in 104 cases. Am J Surg Pathol 2010 Jan;34(1):53-64

3. van Nederveen FH, Gaal J, Favier J, et al: An immunohistochemical procedure to detect patients with paraganglioma and phaeochromocytoma with germline SDHB, SDHC, or SDHD gene mutations: a retrospective and prospective analysis. Lancet Oncol 2009 Aug;10(8):764-771

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Analytic Time

1 day

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

88342-TC, primary

88341-TC, if additional IHC

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SDHB SDHB IHC, Tech Only In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
70862 SDHB IHC, Tech Only No LOINC Needed