|Test||PAROXYSMAL NOCTURNAL HEMOGLOBINURIA (PNH), BLOOD|
|Description||Useful to test for an acquired hematologic disorder characterized by intravascular hemolysis, venous thrombsis and defective hematopoesis. Includes flow cytometric analysis with a panel of antibodies to membrane proteins CD55, CD59, CD14 and CD16.
NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjunction with a physician interpretation. The physician professional component will be billed separately by the consulting physician.
|Specimen||SPECIMEN MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN 24 HOURS OF COLLECTION.
Draw blood in one 5mL lavender-top tube. Send whole blood at ambient temperature only.
|Reference Values||An interpretive report will be issued.|
|Analytic Time||3 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Friday|
88184 First marker
88185 X 3 Additional marker, each