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HLA-DR (MHC class II) pin


HLA-DR (MHC class II)

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies: HLA-DR (class II histocompatibility antigen). Expressed in lymphomas and leukemias, both myeloid and lymphoid. Examples include acute myeloid leukemias (AML), and chronic myelomonocytic leukemias (CMML). Expression varies in each neoplasm, depending on various factors, including cell maturity and differentiation. HLA-DR has been shown to be consistently expressed in most AMLs of non-M3 (Acute promyelocytic or APL) type, and has been shown to be helpful in differentiating myeloblastic from promyelocytic variants. Subcellular Localization: Membranous


Disease State: Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm

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