mesothelioma panelA panel of immune markers used to confirm or exclude a mesothelioma, which may be histologically mistaken for an adenocarcinoma.
+ve—CK5/6, calretinin, thrombomodulin, WT-1, D2-40, EMA (membrane and cytoplasmic).
-ve—BerEP4, MOC-31, TTF-1.
Reactive mesothelial cells
+ve—CK 5/6, calretinin, desmin.
-ve—e-cadherin, EMA, p53.
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