Gross cystic disease fluid protein-15

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Gross cystic disease fluid protein-15, usually abbreviated GCDFP-15 and sometimes GCDFP, is an immunostain help used to identify breast carcinoma.

It is also known as BRST-2.[1]

It is much less sensitive than mammaglobin.[2]

Microscopic

Features:

  • Cytoplasmic staining.

Images

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See also

References

  1. Fiel, MI.; Cernaianu, G.; Burstein, DE.; Batheja, N.. "Value of GCDFP-15 (BRST-2) as a specific immunocytochemical marker for breast carcinoma in cytologic specimens.". Acta Cytol 40 (4): 637-41. PMID 8693878.
  2. Bhargava, R.; Beriwal, S.; Dabbs, DJ. (Jan 2007). "Mammaglobin vs GCDFP-15: an immunohistologic validation survey for sensitivity and specificity.". Am J Clin Pathol 127 (1): 103-13. doi:10.1309/TDP92PQLDE2HLEET. PMID 17145637.