T- and B-Cell Quantitation and Lymphocyte Proliferation to Mitogens Panel; Infant (<1 year old) Immunology Panel
Mayo Medical Lab
TBBS: 1-4 Days; LPMGF: 8-11 Days
1-3 mL EDTA (lavender-top) Whole Blood ***and*** 1-3 mL Sodium Heparin (green-top) Whole Blood
Draw MONDAY-THURSDAY between 0900-1300 ONLY, no weekends or holidays. Send to lab immediately after collection. Specimens must arrive at Mayo within 24 Hours of collection. If WBC is low, collect more volume of blood.
Room Temp: 48 Hours for Sodium Heparin Whole Blood, 52 Hours EDTA for Whole Blood; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia; Specimens in aliquot tubes (not in original vacutainers)
3 mL EDTA (lavender-top) Whole Blood ***and*** 3 mL Sodium Heparin (green-top) Whole Blood
1 mL EDTA (lavender-top) Whole Blood ***and*** 1 mL Sodium Heparin (green-top) Whole Blood
TBBS: QN Lymphocyte Subsets (T, B and NK (CD45 Total Lymph Count, CD3 (T Cells), CD4 (T Cells); CD8 (T-Cells), CD19 (B-Cells), CD16 CD56 (NK Cells), 4/8 Ratio); LPMGF: Lymphocyte Proliferation, Mitogens (Max Prolif of PWM as CD45/CD3/CD19 and PHA as CD45/CD3).
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