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The CD19 (Cluster of Differentiation 19) test is a laboratory test used to measure the levels of a protein called CD19 on the surface of B-cells, a type of white blood cell. The protein plays a key role in the immune system. CD19 is a pan B-cell marker, meaning that it is present on the surface of all B-cells, including normal, abnormal, and malignant B-cells.
The CD19 test is often used in the diagnosis and monitoring of various diseases, such as B-cell lymphomas, leukemias, and autoimmune disorders. B-cell lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphocytes or white blood cells (WBCs). There are two primary types of Lymphocytes, out of which the B-type cells affect the disease growth. These cells are responsible for producing antibodies to ward off germs and infections. The lymphatic system distributes it throughout the body, keeping you safe from ailments.
In case you have B-cell lymphoma, your body overproduces these B cells and negatively impacts your entire lymphatic system. These B-cells then further transform into cancer cells and compromise your immune system as a whole. These cells then duplicate till they are strong enough to overthrow your immune system ultimately. As a result, you will start experiencing the following symptoms:
Although B-cell lymphoma has been around for a while, its cause is still unknown. At times, doctors cannot trace the conversion of healthy B-cells to deadly cancer cells. However, comprehensive studies have allowed doctors to zero in on some activities or conditions that might cause B-cell lymphoma. They are as follows:
Furthermore, there are over 70 strains of the above ailment. They differ based on how the cancer cells mutate. To give you a better idea, here are the several notable strains of B-cell lymphoma:
If you start experiencing any of the above symptoms, get the CD19 (Pan B-Cell Marker) Test done as soon as possible. You can also order it from Apollo 24|7’s website. If the test results are positive, it is better to start Lymphoma treatment without delay.
There are several ways to treat the disease. They are as follows:
The only way you can get ahead of the disease is by treating it in a timely manner. Since the cause of the disease is still unknown, you have to start gauging the risk factors and symptoms. If you fall under any of the following risk categories, you must get yourself checked for Lymphoma as soon as possible.
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The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results