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IHC - Lymph Node Biopsy Review With Basic Lineage Marking

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is a powerful tool used in pathology to help identify the presence and distribution of certain proteins in a tissue sample. In this case, the IHC - Lymph Node Biopsy Review with Basic Lineage Marking test is used when lymphoma is suspected. This diagnostic test uses specific antibodies (5-6 markers) that bind to specific proteins in the tissue sample obtained from a lymph node biopsy. These antibodies are usually linked to a dye or another form of detection method, enabling visualization of the cells that contain the proteins of interest under a microscope.


  • Test NameIHC - Lymph Node Biopsy Review With Basic Lineage Marking (5-6markers) - Suspect Lymphoma
  • Sample TypeTissue
  • Preparations RequiredNo special instructions required.
  • Report Time4 days

This test is specifically designed to identify and categorize different types of lymphoma, which are cancers that start in the cells of the body's immune system. Accurate identification is crucial, as different types of lymphoma require different treatment strategies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This test helps in diagnosing and categorizing lymphomas, which is crucial for deciding the right treatment approach. It identifies the presence of specific proteins associated with different types of lymphomas.

No, fasting is not required for this test.

No specific preparation is required, although you should follow your doctor's instructions regarding any medications or procedures.

This test is usually ordered when a doctor suspects lymphoma based on symptoms or other diagnostic tests.

This test identifies the presence and distribution of specific proteins associated with different types of lymphomas in a lymph node biopsy sample.

This test is usually done once for the diagnosis of lymphoma. However, your doctor may order it again if they need to reassess your condition or response to treatment.

Normal values can vary depending on the specific antibodies (markers) used. Your pathologist will interpret the results based on the pattern of staining observed in the tissue sample.

As this test involves a biopsy procedure, it's important to inform your doctor if you have any allergies, are taking blood thinners, or have any other medical conditions.

In case of abnormal results, you should consult with a hematologist or oncologist, specialists in blood disorders and cancer, respectively.

Factors that can affect the levels include the type of lymphoma, the stage of the disease, and response to treatment. Certain medical conditions and medications may also affect the levels.

High levels of these markers in a lymph node biopsy can indicate the presence of a specific type of lymphoma.

The levels of these markers are generally not influenced by lifestyle changes or home remedies. They reflect the presence and type of lymphoma, which needs medical treatment.

No, this test requires a biopsy procedure to obtain a tissue sample, which must be performed by a healthcare professional in a medical setting.

Most insurance companies cover this test when it's deemed medically necessary, but coverage can vary. You should check with your insurance provider to be sure.

The results are usually available within 7 to 10 days, but this can vary depending on the lab.

In conclusion, the IHC - Lymph Node Biopsy Review with Basic Lineage Marking test plays a crucial role in diagnosing and categorizing lymphomas, guiding the course of treatment. Understanding this test can empower you as a patient, helping you make informed decisions about your health. Always discuss any concerns or questions you may have with your healthcare provider.

IHC - Lymph Node Biopsy Review With Basic Lineage marking (5-6 markers) - Suspect Lymphoma
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