CAM 5.2

Synonyms

Anti-Cytokeratin

  • Tech Only CPT 88342.TC
  • Tech Pro CPT 88342.TC, 88342.26
  • PowerPath Code CAM
  • Schedule Monday - Friday
  • Turn Around Time Within 1-2 business days of receipt
  • Methodology IHC

Specimen Requirements

Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue block or cell block, or 1 unstained charged slide for each test requested plus 3-4 additional unstained slides cut at 4 microns. Adequate space on each slide for control tissue is required.

Diagnostic Utility

CAM 5.2 reacts with cytokeratin 8 and cytokeratin 7 (Moll's peptide #8 and #7), which are found in most epithelial cells and the tumors (carcinoma) arising from these sites, with the exception of stratified squamous epithelium. It appears to have better and more robust reactivity for hepatocelluar carcinoma and renal cell carcinoma than the Pan keratin antibody.

Vendor

Becton Dickinson