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Test Code BLOD0654 Immunodeficiency Panel 3

Important Note

Specimens for this test must be received at the testing laboratory (SMC) within 72 hours. Please call Bozeman Health Laboratory Services at 414-5010 to confirm specimen arrival time when sending specimens from outreach laboratories.

AKA

T Helper Supressor

Container Type

EDTA
 

Specimen Type/Requirements

EDTA Whole Blood
 

Specimen Volume

4.0 mL

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: NA
Frozen: NA

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – Marked
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Instructions

Lithium heparin and ACD solution are NOT acceptable.
Clotted specimens are NOT acceptable.


Specimen must be tested within 72 HOURS of drawing.
Send to be received at Sanford Medical Center Sioux Falls Monday through Friday morning only.


Panel includes: Total Lymphocytes, Total T Cells (CD3), Helper-Inducer T (CD3+CD4+), Supressor-Cytotoxic T (CD3+CD8+), Helper-Supressor Ratio.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday

Methodology

Flow Cytometry

CPT

86360
86359

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls