This antibody reacts with a subset of B-cells in the mantle zone and some immunoblasts outside the follicle. It reacts with most hairy cell leukemia cases. This antibody shows strong positive staining in some high grade B-cell lymphoma cases.
- A formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block is preferred specimen type
- One (1) unbaked, unstained slide for H&E staining (required) and two to three (2-3) positively charged unstained slides (all cut at 4-5 microns) for each test/antibody ordered
- Block and slide identifiers should be clearly written and match exactly with the specimen ID and specimen labeling as noted on the requisition.
Use cold pack for transport. Make sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.