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Alternate Test Names:
Interferon regulatory factor 4
Identifies: MUM1 gene product, also known as interferon regulatory factor 4. In hematolymphoid neoplasms, MUM1 is positive in multiple myelomas, lymphoplasmacytic lymphomas, Reed-Sternberg cells of Hodgkin lymphoma and in approximately 50% (up to 75% in some studies) of diffuse large B-cell lymphomas (DLBCL). It is expressed at low levels (i.e., in less than 30% of the cells) in marginal zone lymphomas, follicular lymphomas, and B cell CLL/SLL. It is negative on Burkitt’s lymphoma.
Subcellular Localization: Nuclear and cytoplasmic
CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341 (reference only; CPTs may vary)
Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt
Schedule: Monday - Friday
• 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