The following CD markers are expressed on specific hematologic cells. Individual and a series of IHC markers can be run on unknown cells and presence or absence of the antigen can help to characterize the cell of interest. CD138 is expressed on plasma cells and can be useful in the diagnosis of plasma cell neoplasms. Epithelial cells and endothelial cells may also express CD138. In normal tonsil, CD138 strongly stains the membranes of mature plasma cells and squamous epithelial cells.
No special preparation is needed for CD 138 Count Immunohistochemistry Bone Marrow. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing CD 138 Count Immunohistochemistry Bone Marrow. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|All age groups
|Test is positive if the conditions listed are detected