Identifies transferrin receptor required for delivery of iron from transferrin to cells, and is useful in identifying erythroid precursors with no interference from mature erthrocytes and in the determination of erythroid leukemia, benign erythroid proliferative disorders, and myelodysplastic syndrome. It displays specificity for erythrocyte precursors in normal and abnormal bone marrow sections.

Turnaround Time
24 hrs
Specimen Requirements

A formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block is preferred specimen typeorOne (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 orderedBlock and slide identifiers should be clearly written and match exactly with the specimen ID and specimen labeling as noted on the requisition.

Storage and Transportation

Use cold pack for transport. Make sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.

CPT Codes
88342 x 1 or 88341 x 1