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IHC: Bcl-6 IHC: Bcl-6

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Paraffin block
N/A
N/A

Specimen Requirements

Paraffin block or wet tissue

Method

Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded

Clinical Utility

Antibodies to this protein stain the germinal center cells in lymphoid follicles, the follicular cellsand interfollicular cells in follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-Cell lymphomas, and Burkittlymphoma, the majority of Reed-Sternberg cells in nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkinlymphoma. In contrast, BCL6 rarely stains mantle cell lymphoma and MALT lymphoma.

CPT Codes

88342

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