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Nitroblue tetrazolium

Lab Section: 

Special Hematology

 

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

 

Test ID: 

LAB4222

 

Synonyms: 

NBT

Methodology: 

Stain

Schedule: 

Mon-Thurs Days

Reported: 

1 - 3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Patient must have a normal to high WBC and neutrophil count.
Transport: Ambient temp.
Handling: Room Temperature.
Unacceptable conditions: Refrigerated specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 24 hours
On Floor Storage: *Keep at room temperature*

 

Notes: 

Reflex Criteria: Always reflexes to an MD interpretation.

Clinical Indications: For evaluation of suspected chronic granulomatous disease

Call lab to schedule (203 200-5227).

CPT Code(s): 

86384

Last Changed: 

8/17/2017 10:37 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/17/2017 10:37 AM