CD Markers
CD66b (formerly CD67)

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 December 2015, last major update November 2014

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PubMed Search: CD66b

Related topics: General, CD66c, CD66d, CD66e / CEA, CD66f

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Definition / General
  • Also called CEACAM8. NCA-95 and CGM6; formerly CD67
  • Cell adhesion molecule capable of activating neutrophils
  • Increased expression on peripheral blood neutrophils and eosinophils of rheumatoid arthritis patients (Scand J Immunol 1999;50:433)
Uses by Pathologists
  • Marker for granulocytes
Micro Images

Polymorphonuclear leucocytes

Positive Staining - Normal
  • Granulocytes
Positive Staining - Disease