BCMA pin

IHC

Alternate Test Names:
CD269

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
BCMA, or B cell maturation antigen, is a plasma cell-associated surface antigen expressed by the great majority of benign and neoplastic plasma cells and by a smaller proportion of benign and neoplastic B cells.

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CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341 (reference only; CPTs may vary)

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