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CD5 pin



Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
CD5 is a cell surface-associated protein expressed in mature and immature T cells, but not in NK cells. CD5 is aberrantly decreased in a subset of T cell neoplasms. CD5 shows characteristic aberrant expression by two B cell neoplasms, chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma and mantle cell lymphoma, although a small number of other B cell neoplasms can show low-level coexpression of CD5. Subcellular Localization: Membranous


Disease State: Angioimmunoblastic T Cell Lymphoma

CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341. The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

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