Test Name: CD30
CD30 is expressed in the membrane and Golgi zone of normal activated B- and T-lymphocytes (immunoblasts). CD30 expression is found on neoplastic cells of some peripheral T-cell lymphomas, some of which are defined by the presence of this marker (e.g. anaplastic large cell lymphoma, CD30+ primary cutaneous T-cell lymphomas), mediastinal large B-cell lymphomas, Hodgkin and Reed-Sternberg cells of classical Hodgkin lymphoma and embryonal carcinoma.
A formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block is preferred specimen type or one (1) unbaked, unstained slide cut at 4-5 microns for H&E staining (required) and two to three (2-3) positively charged unstained slides cut at 3-4 microns for each test/antibody ordered.
Storage and Transport
Use cold pack during transport of paraffin blocks and unstained slides. Cold pack should not be placed in direct contact with the specimen during shipping
Specimen Rejection Criteria
Turn Around Time (TAT): 2-3 Days
CPT Codes*: 88341, 88342, 88360
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