Collagen IV

Identifies a major constituent of the basement membranes. In the kidney, it reacts with glomerular and tubular basement membranes, parts of the mesenchymal matrix, and the Bowman's capsule, and also reacts with the basal lamina of capillaries and basement membranes in a variety of tissues. This antibody is useful in evaluating neural neoplasms.

Turnaround Time
24 hrs
Specimen Requirements

A formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block is preferred specimen typeorOne (1) unbaked, unstained slide for H&E staining (required) and two to three (2-3) positively charged unstained slides (all cut at 4-5 microns) for each test/antibody orderedBlock and slide identifiers should be clearly written and match exactly with the specimen ID and specimen labeling as noted on the requisition.

Storage and Transportation

Use cold pack for transport. Make sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.

CPT Codes
88342 x 1 or 88341 x 1