Test Name: CD10


Methodology: Flow Cytometry


Test Description

Staining for CD10 highlights normal precursor B-cells (“hematogones”), mature B-cells found in benign germinal centers and mature granulocytes. It is also expressed at variable intensity in B-cell neoplasms including follicular lymphoma, Burkitt lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and precursor B-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukemia. It is also expressed by the neoplastic T-cells in angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma.


Specimen Requirements

Testing for this antigen is typically performed as a part of the leukemia/lymphoma screening panel. For customized testing panels including this antigen, please contact the Medical Director of the Flow Cytometry laboratory.


Storage and Transport

Maintain specimen at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Use cold pack for transport, making sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.


Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 24 hours


CPT Codes*: 88184, 88185, 88187, 88188, 88189


*The CPT codes provided with our Test Descriptions are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. Correct CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.