CD138

Synonyms

Syndecan-1

  • Tech Only CPT 88342.TC
  • Tech Pro CPT 88342.TC, 88342.26
  • PowerPath Code CD138
  • 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

Expressed in non-neoplastic and neoplastic plasma cells and plasmacytoid B-cells. Also expressed in a significant subset of normal and neoplastic epithelial cells.

Vendor

Dako