bcl-6 pin

IHC

bcl-6

Alternate Test Names:
BCL6

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
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

Organ: Pancreas

Disease State: Angioimmunoblastic T Cell Lymphoma, Burkitt's Lymphoma, Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma, Follicular Lymphoma, Nodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma

CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341

Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Specimen Requirements:
• 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

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