|Test||CD43 (MT-1), IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN|
|Description||CD43 is useful in the assessment of lymphoid malignancies, particularly when used as part of a panel of other lymphoid mrkers. Approximately 70 to 90% of T-cell lymphomas and from 22 to 37% of B-cell lymphomas have been shown to be immunoreactive with the CD43 antibody.
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|