CD Markers

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

Revised: 26 July 2018, last major update February 2002

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CD54[TI] free full text[sb]

Cite this page: Pernick, N. CD54. website. Accessed November 12th, 2018.
Definition / general
Positive staining - normal
  • Broad, B and T cells and B cell precursors, monocytes, osteoclasts, endothelial cells and epithelial cells (various)
Positive staining - tumors
  • Keratoacanthoma (more in fully developed lesions with inflammatory infiltrate), cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (focal if well-differentiated, intense if poorly differentiated, Mod Pathol 2003;16:8)
Negative staining
  • Intravascular B cell lymphoma