CD3 by IHC

Alphabetical Test listing

CD3 by IHC-12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation

CD3 by IHC
12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation

All IHC stains will include a positive control tissue

  • CD3 labels the majority of T cell NHL
  • CD3 is absent from all non-T cell malignancies in the neoplastic population
  • CD3 can also react with Purkinje cells of the cerebellum

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




  • CD3 Reacts with the T cell associated CD3 antigen

Staining pattern

  • Cytoplasmic and/or cell surface membrane staining


  1. Masson et. al.: Antisera Against Epitopes Resistant to Denaturation on T3 (CD3) Antigen Can Detect Reactive and Neoplastic T Cells in Paraffin Embedded Tissue Biopsy Samples; American Journal of Clinical Pathology; 1.
88342 - 1st stain
88341 - each additional stain