|Test||CD5, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN|
|Description||CD5 is expressed by activated T-cells and many T-cell leukemias and lymphomas. It is also expressed by a subset of B-cells, particularly in the mantle zones of the normal lymph nodes, as well as a range of neoplastic B-cells. It stains B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia, small lymphocytic lymphoma and mantle cell lymphoma.
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 issued.|
|Analytic Time||2 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Friday|