LMO2 protein is expressed in normal human germinal-center (GC) and GC-derived lymphomas. In addition, it is also expressed at high levels in endothelial cells, spleen, hematopoietic precursors, and a significant proportion of acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias. In diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), LMO2 protein expression is aligned with GC markers HGAL, CD10 and BCL6, indicating a potential role for LMO2 in the prognostic stratification of DLBCL patients. It is rarely expressed in mature T, natural killer (NK) and plasma cell neoplasms and is absent from non-hematolymphoid tissues, except for endothelial cells.
- 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.