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Flow cytometry - leukemia/lymphoma/neoplasia, blood

Lab Section: 

Flow Cytometry


Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 




Flow Cytometry




3 days for routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 ml Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1ml ml.
do not spin, do not freeze
Transport: deliver to lab ASAP.
Unacceptable conditions: spun specimens, frozen specimens
Stability: 48 hours ambient or refrigerated
On Floor Storage: room temp preferred



Clinical Indications: Acute Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloproliferative/Myelodysplastic syndromes, Myeloma, Immunodeficiencies, Chronic Leukemia, PNH, Cytopenias, lymphoproliferation.

Patient should have a CBC on record within 24 hours of this test request.

Reference Interval: 

See report.

Tests in this Panel: 

Markers performed dependent on clinical indication and/or physician request at time of order. Includes Pathologist interpretation.

CPT Code(s): 

88184, 88185

Last Changed: 

8/18/2017 12:43 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/18/2017 12:43 PM