RE: re:[Histonet] Isopropyl (again)

From:"Weems, Joyce"

Some clincial trials will not allow patients unless their testing has been done with FDA approved method.Joyce-----Original Message-----From:[]On Behalf Of RichardCartunSent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 9:52 AMTo:; Histonet@lists.utsouthwestern.eduSubject: Re: re:[Histonet] Isopropyl (again)We do not use the HercepTest kit for HER-2 IHC detection and I am notaware of any problems regarding patient treatment orpathologist/oncologist/patient reimbursement.RichardRichard W. Cartun, Ph.D.Director, Immunopathology & HistologyAssistant Director, Anatomic PathologyHartford Hospital80 Seymour StreetHartford, CT  06102(860) 545-1596(860) 545-0174 Fax>>> "Katri Tuomala"  04/13/05 11:37AM >>>Also, remember, if Her2 is requested later on, Dako's Her2 Kitrecommends minimum 24 hour fixation in NBF for results to be valid and reliable. Iunderstand in US, in order for the patient to be treated and reembursedby insurance companies, Dako Kit must be used. Patient comes first, notthe TAT.My two cents worth...KatriKatri TuomalaHamilton, Ontario, Canada _______________________________________________Histonet mailing NoticeThis e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential or proprietary information which is legally privileged.  Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or distribution is prohibited.  If you are not the intended recipient, please promptly contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message._______________________________________________Histonet mailing listHistonet@lists.utsouthwestern.edu Notice ** The information contained in this message may be privileged and is confidential information intended for the use of the addressee listed above. If you are neither the intended recipient nor the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer.Thank you. Saint Josephs Health System, Inc.

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