CD235A, Glycophorin

Alias/Synonym: Erythroid Cells

CPT Code: 88342

Specimen Type, Preferred:
Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue
Specimen Type, Alternate:
Sample Quantity, Preferred:
1 block
2 slides
Sample Quantity, Minimum:
Transport Container:
Paraffin block
Unstained slides
Transport Temperature:
Room temperature
Collection Instructions:
Block and slide identifiers should be clearly written and match exactly with the specimen ID and specimen labeling as noted on the requisition.
Slides should be positively charged and cut at 3-4 microns for each stain/antibody ordered.
Specimen Stability:
Rejection Criteria:
No liquid specimens.
Uncharged slides
Clinical Significance:
Also called Glycophorin A. Glycophorins are major sialoglycoproteins of the human red blood cell membrane. Reacts with normal erythroid cells at essentially all stages of differentiation from erythroblasts to mature erythrocytes. The antibody is a useful aid for classification of erythroleukemia.
Turnaround Time:
1 day(s)
Reference Ranges: