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Flow cytometry - B-cell CD20 expression, blood

Lab Section: 

Flow Cytometry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8681

 

Methodology: 

Flow Cytometry

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

3 days for routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 ml Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1ml ml.
Transport: send to lab ASAP.
Unacceptable conditions: clotted, spun specimens
Stability: 48 hours ambient or refrigerated. Ambient preferred
On Floor Storage: room temp

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: To monitor patient's response to Rituxan therapy

Reference Interval: 

See report

Tests in this Panel: 

CD3, CD16.56, CD20, CD19. Includes Pathologist interpretation.

CPT Code(s): 

88184,88185

Last Changed: 

8/18/2017 3:59 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/18/2017 3:59 PM