RE: [Histonet] Small cell carcinoma

From:"Sebree Linda A."

Try going to Immunquery for some nice algorithm data.

Linda Sebree, HT(ASCP)
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
IHC/ISH Laboratory
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792
FAX: (608)262-7174

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Lynette
Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 1:32 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Small cell carcinoma

I am curious to see what other institutions are using to diagnose small
cell carcinoma in human formalin fixed, paraffin tissue.

I have run into some literature that states that synaptophysin will
stain positive 90% of the time, and in other articles will stain
positive only 50% of the time.  
Are there other antibodies that are more specific that you have found
work better??

Awaiting your knowledge and experience.

Lynette Pavelich, HT(ASCP)
Histology Supervisor
Hurley Medical Center
One Hurley Plaza
Flint, MI  48503

ph:  810-257-9948
fax:  810-762-7082

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