Cytomegalovirus by IHC

Alphabetical Test listing

Cytomegalovirus by IHC-12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation

  
Cytomegalovirus by IHC
  
12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation
  
LAB12376
LAB12379
  
CMV
  
  • All IHC stains will include a positive control tissue
  

The primary use for this antibody is in identifying cells infected with CMV

  
Tissue
  

Prepare a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block

  

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

  

FFPE tissue section mounted on a charged, unstained slide

  

Ambient (preferred)

  
  • Unlabeled/mislabeled block
  • Insufficient tissue
  • Slides broken beyond repair
  
AHL - Immunohistochemistry
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 - 2 days
  

Immunohistochemical staining and microscopic examination

  

If requested, an interpretive report will be provided

  

Specifications

  • Anti - CMV is a mixture of two antibodies against CMV infected cells
  • This antibody shows nuclear staining with an early infection and cytoplasmic staining with later infection
  • This antibody does not cross react with herpes viruses or adenoviruses

Staining pattern

  • Nuclear and or cytoplasmic based activity

References

  1. Niedobitek G et al. Detection of CMV by in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry using new monoclonal antibody CCH2; a comparison of methods. J Clin Pathol 1988; 41:1005-9.
  
88342 - 1st stain
88341 - each additional stain
  
06/19/2017
  
05/20/2019
  
10/02/2020