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Immunohistochemistry was performed using the avidin-biotin-peroxidase technique with antibodies against low-molecular-weight cytokeratin, epithelial membrane antigen, carcinoembryonic antigen, synaptophysin, chromogranin, and neuron-specific enolase.
Additionally, the mononuclear cells were highlighted by antibodies to CD1a, but not a combination of high- and low-molecular-weight cytokeratin.
Sections were stained with the following primary antibodies: cytokeratin cocktail (wide-molecular-weight range, CK22, Biomeda, Foster City, Calif; prediluted 1:6), low-molecular-weight cytokeratin (CAM5.
Sarcomatous mesothelioma typically is immunoreactive with low-molecular-weight cytokeratin, whereas most sarcomas either do not express cytokeratin or do so only focally.
Because of the low-level and variable expression of low-molecular-weight cytokeratin, use of a broad-spectrum cytokeratin antibody such as AE1/AE3 alone might not be as sensitive as other low-molecular-weight, subset-specific antibodies (like CAM5.