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Flow cytometry - leukemia/lymphoma/neoplasia, bone marrow

Lab Section: 

Flow Cytometry


Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 




Flow Cytometry




3 days for routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 ml Bone Marrow in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1ml ml.
Green top(Sodium Heparin) and Yellow top(ACD) also acceptable
Transport: deliver to Lab ASAP.
Handling: forward to core lab, smears will be processed by hematology lab and forwarded to Flow and Surgical Pathology.
Unacceptable conditions: do not spin, do not freeze
Stability: 48 hours room temp or refrigerated
On Floor Storage: room temp preferred



Clinical Indications: Acute or Chronic Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, MDS/MPD, Neuroblastoma, Cytopenias, lymphoproliferation

Reference Interval: 

See report

Tests in this Panel: 

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

CPT Code(s): 

88184, 88185

Last Changed: 

8/18/2017 12:49 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/18/2017 12:49 PM