Gastrin by IHC

Alphabetical Test listing

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

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

All IHC stains will include a positive control tissue

  • This antibody is used to identify gastrin producing cells in the antral stomach
  • This antibody can also be used to classify islet cell tumors and other neuroendocrine tumors; endocrine tumors are generally classified based on the predominant hormone present

Submit a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue


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



  • This antibody identifies gastrin-producing cells in the stomach (G cells in the antral-pyloric region), duodenum, and upper jejunum

 Staining pattern

  • Granular cytoplasmic staining


  1. Heitz PU et al: Pancreatic endocrine tumors: Immunohistochemical analysis of 125 tumors. Hum Pathol 1982; 13:263-271.
88342 - 1st stain
88341 - each additional stain