What is Synaptophysin?
The Synaptophysin test is an immunohistochemical staining test used to identify a number of different types of cancerous tumors of neural and neuroendocrinal origins.
Why is Synaptophysin done?
- The test is performed to detect tumors of neural or neuroendocrinal origins and to distinguish these from other types of cancerous tumors.
Preparation for Synaptophysin
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for Synaptophysin
The sample type collected for Synaptophysin is: Tissue