Alternative Name(s): Cluster of Differentiation 34


Test Description

CD34 is expressed on hematopoietic cells, mesenchymal stem cells, endothelial progenitor cells, endothelial cells of blood vessels but not lymphatics (except pleural lymphatics), mast cells, a sub-population of dendritic cells, and in the dermis of skin. CD34 is expressed by a variety of tumors including preB-ALL, AML, GIST, meningiomas, neurofibromas, schwannomas, and papillary thyroid carcinoma.