B72.3

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B72.3
Immunostain in short
Use mesothelioma versus carcinoma
Normal staining pattern cytoplasmic
Positive most carcinomas
Negative malignant mesothelioma

B72.3 in an immunostain useful in the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma.[1]

Use

Negative

Positive

  • Most carcinomas.[2]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tandon, RT.; Jimenez-Cortez, Y.; Taub, R.; Borczuk, AC. (Feb 2018). "Immunohistochemistry in Peritoneal Mesothelioma: A Single-Center Experience of 244 Cases.". Arch Pathol Lab Med 142 (2): 236-242. doi:10.5858/arpa.2017-0092-OA. PMID 29048219.
  2. Betta, PG.; Pavesi, M.; Pastormerlo, M.; Tallarida, F.; Bellingeri, D.; Bocca, R.. "Use of monoclonal antibody B72.3 as a marker of metastatic carcinoma cells in neoplastic effusions.". Pathologica 83 (1083): 99-104. PMID 1866206.