CD Markers

Topic Completed: 1 February 2002

Revised: 14 December 2018, last major update February 2002

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD65. website. Accessed September 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Also called VIM2, ceramide-dodecasaccharide, dimeric sialyl-CD15
  • Adhesive carbohydrate (not a protein) that appears to be significant risk factor for extravascular AML infiltration (Leuk Res 2001;25:847)
Uses by pathologists
  • Myeloid antigen used in flow cytometry
Positive staining - normal
  • Myeloid cells, monocytes
Positive staining - disease
  • AML
Negative staining
  • Lymphocytes
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