KENBIKYO Vol.48▶No.1 2013
â– Reviews

Immunohistochemistry in Diagnostic Surgical Pathology

Tomoo Itoh

Abstract: The immunohistochemistry is an essential technique to make an exact pathological diagnosis. It is used with careful morphological assessment and provides various useful informations for the pathologists. In this article, the representative antibodies are introduced, including various epithelial, hematopoietic, mesenchymal, neural/neuroendocrine markers, and the promising markers for identification of appropriate patients for molecular targeting therapies.

Key words: immunohistochemistry, antibodies, pathological diagnosis