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Her-2

Alias: Herceptin

Discipline: Histopathology

Test information: The Her2 service is provided by the Molecular Cell Biology Unit (MCBU) to the five hospital sites within the South West Peninsular network (RCHT, Derriford, Exeter, Torbay, and Barnstaple).
A 'Her2' request form must be filled in by a secretary within one of these five sites, upon request by a consultant pathologist.
The request form MUST contain ALL the following information: Patient forename, surname, DOB, patient address, NHS number, patient's GP, requesting consultant.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Her2;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
N/A
Specimen Container - Adult
  • N/A;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • N/A;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
No
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
N/A
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
N/A
Maximum add on time
N/A
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Interpretative comment
UKAS number
8869
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 03-05-2024