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FLOW CYTOMETRY FOR IMMUNODEFICIENCY / TRANSPLANT (B & T CELL SUBSETS) (TBNK)

Department: Immunology
Test Synonym(s): TBNK, ITF
CPT Codes: 86360, 86355, 86359
Reference Range: Contact lab 615-322-2682
Tube Type: Lavender top tube (EDTA)
Specimen: Blood
Alternate Specimen: None
Pediatric Requirements: 2 lavender bullets
Volume: 8.5 mL
Temperature: Room temperature
Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours
Reasons for Rejection: Clotted, specimen age, collected in incorrect tube
Days Performed: Monday - Saturday
Times Performed: Afternoon
TAT: Usually 24 hours
Special Instructions: VMC:A CBC & diff must be ordered and collected at the same time. If none ordered, lab will order and charge. List diagnosis, if known. Deliver to the lab immediately. Call the lab with questions, 615-322-2682.


VPLS: Submit CBC/Differential results with Flow Cytometry OR submit EDTA sample and order for CBC/Diff.

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