CD Markers

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Minor changes: 2 October 2020

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PubMed Search: CD15s[title]

Related topics: CD15, CD15u

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD15s. website. Accessed May 8th, 2021.
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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