Troubleshooting Diagnostic IHC Testing
Recorded On: 10/15/2020
Studies have shown that up to 30% of all immunohistochemical tests are sub-optimal for interpretation which can impact patient diagnosis and, subsequently, treatment. This lecture will highlight common problems that can occur during pre-analytical, analytic, and post-analytic stages of testing. Specific topics including fixation, microtomy, antigen-retrieval, primary antibody selection, and use of appropriate controls will be discussed.
CEUs: This histology course is worth 1 continuing education credit. Course is available for 365 days from date of purchase.
Richard Cartun, MS, PhD
Director, Histology/Morphologic Proteomics
I currently serve as the Director of Histology, Immunopathology, and the Martin M. Berman, MD Morphologic Proteomics Laboratory at Hartford Hospital, a large tertiary care hospital in Hartford, CT. I have been doing immunohistochemical testing for more than 40 years now and, as a result, have extensive knowledge in the technical aspects and interpretation of this valuable laboratory test.