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Flow cytometry - brochioalveolar lavage with CD4/CD8 ratio

Lab Section: 

Flow Cytometry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8678

 

Methodology: 

Flow Cytometry

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

3 days for routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 ml Bronchial Alveolar Lavage in a Sterile Container.
Pediatric volume: 1 ml.
Transport: send to lab ASAP.
Unacceptable conditions: Spun fluid
Stability: 48 hours ambient in RPMI, sterile container, EDTA. Refrigerated OK

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Lymphoma, sarcoidosis, other inflamatory conditions

Reference Interval: 

See report

Tests in this Panel: 

CD3, CD8, CD4, Kappa, Lambda, CD19. Includes Pathologist interpretation.

CPT Code(s): 

88184, 88185

Last Changed: 

8/18/2017 3:52 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/18/2017 3:52 PM