Alternate Test Names:
A nuclear protein expressed by normal germinal center B cells, by the large majority of follicular lymphomas, by a large subset of diffuse large B cell lymphomas, and by all Burkitt lymphomas. Bcl-6 is also expressed by the neoplastic “popcorn” or “L&H” cells of nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma.
Subcellular Localization: Nuclear
CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341
Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt
Schedule: Monday - Friday
• Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block or cell block - OR -
• 1 unstained slide for each test requested plus 3-4 additional unstained slides cut at 4µm