• Tech Only CPT 88342.TC
  • Tech Pro CPT
  • PowerPath Code CD43
  • 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

CD43 is expressed on the cell membrane of T-lymphoctyes and cells of myeloid origin. It is also found in monocytes and macrophages but it is not present in mature or activated B cells. Co-expression of CD43 and CD20 is a feature of a subset of B-cell lymphoma.


Cell Marque