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HercepTest™ Interpretation Manual

Wednesday 7 December 2011

Links

- Dako HercepTest webpage

Breast

This HercepTest™ Interpretation Manual - Breast is provided as a tool to help guide pathologists and laboratorians to achieve correct and reproducible results.

The goal of this manual is to familiarize you with the requirements for scoring breast carcinomas stained with HercepTest™.

Example cases of various staining intensities of HER2 expression are provided for reference.

The HercepTest™ package insert guidelines will be reviewed and technical tips for ensuring high-quality staining in your laboratory will be provided.

Reviewing this HercepTest™ Interpretation Manual will provide a solid foundation for evaluating slides stained with HercepTest™.

Most metastatic breast cancer tissue specimens tested for HER2 overexpression are scored with either 0 or 3+ staining intensity.

While the majority of cases are clear-cut, a small percentage of the remaining 1+ and 2+ scored samples may be more difficult to interpret.

Stomach

HercepTest™ Interpretation Manual - Gastric
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This HercepTest™ Interpretation Manual - Gastric is provided as a tool to help guide pathologists and laboratorians to achieve correct and reproducible results.

The goal of this manual is to familiarize you with the requirements for scoring stomach adenocarcinomas including gastroesophageal junction stained with HercepTest™.

Example cases of various staining intensities of HER2 expression are provided for reference.

The HercepTest™ package insert guidelines will be reviewed and technical tips for ensuring high-quality staining in your laboratory will be provided.

Reviewing this HercepTest™ Interpretation Manual will provide a solid foundation for evaluating slides stained with HercepTest™.

Links

- Dako HercepTest webpage