HBME1

HBME1

An antibody which reacts with a mesothelial cell membrane antigen located in microvilli. Whilst HBME1 has a low specificity in differentiating mesotheliomas from adenocarcinomas, it is often positive in papillary carcinoma of the thyroid.
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Only 4 follicular adenomas (of 26) and 1 goiter (of 27) were positive for HBME1 on the TMA (5 of 80), whereas the corresponding whole section immunohistochemistry showed positive expression in 9 cases (1 of 8 FTCs, 4 of 26 adenomas, and 4 of 27 goiters).
The cumulative core loss for CK 19, HBME1, and CITED1 was 10% in HD-TMA and 13% in LD-TMA.
CK 19 61/77 (79) 41/51 (80) HBME1 76/80 (95) 52/56 (92.