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Beryllium lymphocyte proliferation

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB8788

 

Synonyms: 

•BERYLLIUM LYMPHOCYTE STIMULATION, BLOOD

Methodology: 

Cell culture

Schedule: 

Monday-Thursday by schedule only.

Reported: 

14-17 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 40.0 mL Blood in a Green Top Tube - Sodium Heparin.
Pediatric volume: 30 mL mL.
SPECIMEN MUST BE COLLECTED ONLY MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. Please call YNHH Lab Medicine Reference at 203-688-4307 as the sample must be received in the New Haven Lab Medicine by 12 Noon Monday-Thursday Only.
S/H instructions: Specimen must be received at performing laboratory with 24 hours of collection. Do not send to ARUP Laboratories. For direct submission instructions, please contact ARUP Referral Testing at (800) 242-2787, ext. 5145. Gently invert several times to mix and prevent clotting. Do not cent
Transport: Ambient temperature only..
Unacceptable conditions: Centrifuged specimens. Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Stability: Ambient: 30 hours.

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Recommended test for identifying beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease (CBD). Use in asymptomatic individuals with chronic exposure to beryllium or in symptomatic individuals with a history of beryllium exposure.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2011052

CPT Code(s): 

86353, 80500

Last Changed: 

12/16/2016 13:42:00

Last Reviewed: 

8/15/2017 7:13:41