CD Markers

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

Revised: 22 December 2015, last major update January 2014

Copyright: (c) 2003-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CD15s[title]

Related topics: CD15, CD15u

Cite this page: CD15s. website. Accessed April 25th, 2017.
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
Micro 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