DNA and KI-67
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DNA Histogram, Paraffin
Cancer prognosis. In general, aneuploid tumors have an unfavorable prognosis compared to diploid tumors.
The DNA index is a measure of the nuclear DNA content of tumor cells compared to normal cells. Tumors with abnormal DNA content are termed DNA aneuploid while those with DNA content equal to normal cells are termed DNA diploid.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor (tissue block)
One paraffin block
Paraffin block transport pouch
Specimen should be fixed in 10% neutral-buffered formalin. Optimum fixation time is 12 to 24 hours, not to exceed 48 hours.
Maintain specimen at room temperature.