|Test||IMMUNODEFICIENCY PANEL BY FLOW CYTOMETRY, BLOOD|
|Description||Useful for evaluation of T- and B-cell lymphocyte subsets which is of diagnostic utility in suspected immunodeficiency.
If Adhesion Panel markers are desired, please indicate on the NorDx requisition. Additional charges will apply.
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.
EDTA whole blood is required for this test.
Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Send 5mL of EDTA whole blood at ambient temperature only.
NOTE: DATE OF COLLECTION, AND CLINICAL INFORMATION ARE REQUIRED ON REQUEST FORM FOR PROCESSING.
|Reference Values||Percentage and absolute counts of T- and B-cell markers reported with age-specific normal ranges.|
|Analytic Time||3 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Friday|
86355 B cells, total count
86357 Natural killer (NK) cells, total count
86359 T cells, total count
86360 T cells, absolute CD4 and CD8 count
88184 Flow cytometry, technical component, first marker
88185 X 4 Flow cytometry, technical component, additional markers.