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Flow cytometry - CTCL, 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: 1 ml.
Transport: deliver to lab ASAP.
Unacceptable conditions: spun specimen, frozen specimen
Stability: 48 hours ambient or refrigerated. Ambient preferred



Clinical Indications: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, other mature T- cell abnormalities

Reference Interval: 

See report

Tests in this Panel: 

CD3, CD16.56, CD4, CD8, CD7, CD2, CD5, CD19, CD45RA, TCR g/d, CD45RO, CD25, Kappa, Lambda, CD26, CD10, some markers may be added to or removed from this analysis at the pathologistís discretion.

Includes Pathologist interpretation.

CPT Code(s): 

88184, 88185

Last Changed: 

8/18/2017 1:52 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/18/2017 1:52 PM