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CD68 (KP-1) pin


CD68 (KP-1)

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies a cytoplasmic/lysozomal-associated protein expressed by normal and neoplastic monocytes/histiocytes, including Langerhans cells. Neoplasms of lymphoid origin are usually negative, although some B cell neoplasms, most frequently small lymphocytic lymphoma and hairy cell leukemia, show weak staining of the cytoplasm, usually in the form of a few scattered granules. Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasmic


Disease State: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) / Myeloid Sarcoma

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