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Person with cancer—immunohistochemistry type, text X[X(49)]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termImmunohistochemistry type description
METeOR identifier:Help on this term447300
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termDescribes the type of immunohistochemistry stains used to assist in the identification of abnormal cells and hence the diagnosis of a person with cancer, as represented by text.
Context:Help on this termThis should be collected for people with cancer where pathology data is available.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—immunohistochemistry type

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(49)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term50

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Collection and usage attributes

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Record each immunohistochemical profile obtained to assist in the diagnosis of cancer other than those already specified in the data item for immunohistochemistry profiles of the cancer of interest.

Collection methods:Help on this termThis information should be sought from the patient's medical record and may be included as a supplementary report in the original pathology report, or a stand-alone pathology report if a different laboratory performs the test.
Comments:Help on this termImmunohistochemistry may be helpful in some instances for precise histological subclassification of the tumour and the exclusion of metastasis.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termRoyal College of Pathologists of Australasia 2010. Lung cancer structured reporting protocol. 1st Edition (Version 1.0). Surry Hills, NSW: Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Relational attributes

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See also Person with cancer—lung cancer immunohistochemistry type, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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