Glycophorin A by IHC

Alphabetical Test listing

Glycophorin A by IHC-12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation

Glycophorin A by IHC
12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation

All IHC stains will include a positive control tissue

  • Glycophorin A is useful in the identification of erythroleukemia, and to establish the lineage of the blast cells in acute leukemia
  • This antibody can be used on fixed smears or on paraffin-embedded tissue

Submit a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue


Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block


FFPE tissue section mounted on a charged, unstained slide


Ambient (preferred)

  • Unlabeled/mislabeled block
  • Insufficient tissue
  • Slides broken beyond repair
AHL - Immunohistochemistry
Mo - Fr
1 - 2 days

Immunohistochemical staining and microscopic examination


If requested, an interpretive report will be provided



  • Glycophorin A is an antibody directed against a molecule found in erythroid cells
  • Glycophorin A is present in all stages of differentiation of a RBC, from an erythroblast to a mature erythrocyte

 Staining pattern

  • Granular cytoplasmic


  1. Greaves MR et al: Monoclonal anti-glycophorin as a probe for erythroleukemia. Blood, 1983;61:645-51.
  2. Erber WN et al: A new monoclonal antibody that detects glycophorin A for the diagnosis of erythroleukemia. Hematol Rev 1991;5:113-20.
88342 - 1st stain
88341 - each additional stain