This antibody is intended for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) use.
Ventana® Medical Systems' (Ventana) CONFIRM anti-Cytokeratin (AE1) is intended for laboratory use to qualitatively stain cytokeratin in sections of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue on a Ventana automated slide stainer. CONFIRM anti-Cytokeratin (AE1) may be used to aid in the identification of cells of normal and abnormal epithelial lineage as an aid in diagnosis of anaplastic tumors. CONFIRM anti-Cytokeratin (AE1) specifically binds to antigens located in the cytoplasmic regions of normal epithelial cells.
The clinical interpretation of any staining, or the absence of staining, must be complemented by morphological studies and evaluation of proper controls. Evaluation must be made by a qualified pathologist within the context of the patient’s clinical history and other diagnostic tests. Prescription only.