RCC (immunostain)

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RCC is a common immunostain.

It has moderate sensitivity (72%) and specificity (79%) for renal cell carcinoma.[1] In a metastatic setting its sensitivity is 40%.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Bakshi, N.; Kunju, LP.; Giordano, T.; Shah, RB. (Sep 2007). "Expression of renal cell carcinoma antigen (RCC) in renal epithelial and nonrenal tumors: diagnostic Implications.". Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 15 (3): 310-5. doi:10.1097/01.pai.0000213144.70148.8e. PMID 17721277.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pan, CC.; Chen, PC.; Tsay, SH.; Ho, DM. (Dec 2005). "Differential immunoprofiles of hepatocellular carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, and adrenocortical carcinoma: a systemic immunohistochemical survey using tissue array technique.". Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 13 (4): 347-52. PMID 16280664.