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APCD56
CD56, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APCD56 
Test CD56, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description CD56, also known as Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule (NCAM) is a natural killer cell marker. CD56 is present on certain large granular lymphocyte (LGL) leukemias, small cell lung carcinomas, myelomas, and myeloid leukemias. CD56 is also expressed in brain (cerebellum and cortex) and at neuromuscular junctions.

NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjunction with a pathology consultation. The pathology professional component will be billed separately by the consulting pathologist. 

Specimen Formalin-fixed or paraffin-embedded tissue specimen 
Reference Values An interpretive report will be provided. 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 88342