CD Markers

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 22 December 2015, last major update January 2014

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Related topics: CD15, CD15u

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Definition / general
  • Biochemically similar to CD15, but with different functions
  • Also known as sialyl Lewis X
  • Important in leukocyte tethering and rolling (Wikipedia)
Clinical features
Uses by pathologists
  • No significant clinical use by pathologists
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Anti-CD15s antibody blocks infection of HL60 cells by HGE agent

Fluorescence associated with susceptibility to human granulocytic ehrlichiosis

Positive staining - normal
  • Granulocytes, macrophages; also some T cells, B cells and NK cells
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining
  • Normal hepatocytes
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