TCell; CD8; CD4
Other Reference Test
10 mL Whole Blood (3 mL for Pediatric only)
Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)
Collect Monday-Friday before 1200 only, no weekends or holidays. Tube must be at least Â¾ full to maintain proper ratio of blood to anticoagulant.
Room Temp=32 Hours; Refrigerated:Unacceptable; Frozen=Unacceptable
Whole blood received after stability (32 hours after collection); ?Whole blood received cold or frozen; Tubes received less than 3/4 full; Specimens received in lithium heparin, ACD tubes or EDTA anticoagulants
10 mL Whole Blood
3 mL Whole Blood (Pediatric Only)
Complete a ViraCor requisition and submit with specimen room temp Monday-Friday, ok for Saturday delivery.