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Immunohistochemistry Topic Center

Providing Surveys and education regarding the state-of-the-art immunohistochemistry methods for diagnosis and prediction.

Resources and educational material related to immunohistochemistry.

Frequently Asked Questions from Immunohistochemistry Laboratories

These FAQs address issues related to validation of tests that are new to a laboratory, as well as potential responses to test performance monitoring, especially in the setting of proficiency testing and/or other external quality assessment. Additionally, hypothetical examples of process improvement assessments are provided.

Resources for Immunohistochemistry

CAP members have access to the International Quality Network for Pathology (IQN Path) External Quality Assessment (EQA) projects. Log in to learn more Lock

IQN Path brings together organizations and key stakeholders involved in quality implementation of biomarker testing in pathology. The goal of the association is to improve and promote Quality Assurance (QA) in the clinical implementation of tissue-based diagnostic, predictive and prognostic biomarkers in cancer through developing best practice professional standards for External Quality Assessment (EQA) schemes in this field.

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CAP Press Publications

The following publications are available for purchase through our CAP Press Publications site:

  • Quality Management in Anatomic Pathology: Promoting Patient Safety Through Systems Improvement and Error Reduction
  • Quality Management In Clinical Laboratories: Promoting Patient Safety Through Risk Reduction And Continuous Improvement

Immunohistochemistry Journal Articles

Read the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine series ‚ÄúPractical Applications of Immunohistochemistry‚ÄĚ:

Join the Immunohistochemistry Committee

Learn more about our committee activities and how to join the Immunohistochemistry Committee.