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AP CD44
CD44, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code AP CD44 
Test CD44, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description The CD44 family of glycoproteins exists in a number of variant isoforms, the most common being the standard 85-95kD or hematopoietic variant (CD44's) that is found in mesodermal cells and in some carcinoma cell lines. Probably the most pratical application of anti-CD44 immunostaining at present is the discrimination of urothelial transitional cell carcinoma-in-situ from non-neoplastic changes in the urothelium. 
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