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Revised: 3 August 2013, last major update August 2013
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- CD2 epitope present on activated T cells, unmasked by conformational change of CD2 glycoprotein during activation
- No recent articles in literature
Uses by pathologists
- No significant clinical use by pathologists
Positive staining - normal
Positive staining - disease
- Blood and synovial fluid T cells in rheumatoid arthritis; peripheral blood T cells in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, ankylosing spondylitis and Lyme disease (Scand J Immunol 1991;34:351)
End of CD Markers > CD2R
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