The lymphocyte surface marker phenotype in 11 selected cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas was determined with anti-immunoglobulin and mouse monoclonal antibodies against human lymphocyte antigens. A complement-mediated cell cytotoxicity assay on suspensions of the tumor cells was compared with an indirect immunoperoxidase technique on frozen tissue sections. Both methods gave good results in tumors with a uniform cell population, but the frozen section technique was superior in heterogeneous tumors. The six B-cell neoplasms were heterogeneous with respect to expression of surface immunoglobulin and Ia antigens. The five T-cell tumors were morphologically heterogeneous and also highly variable in their expression of different T-cell specific antigens.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||American Journal of Pathology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine