Quantitative Flow Cytometry
Immunosuppressive Therapy Monitoring; Post Transplant CD2 and CD3 Monitoring, Percent and Absolute
Other Reference Test
1-5 mL Whole Blood
Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)
Whole blood collected in a lithium heparin (green-top) or an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable. Draw specimen before administering immunosuppressive medications. Specimens must be analyzed within 48 hours of collection. Some medications may affect immunophenotyping results and should be listed on the patient test request form. THIS TEST IS FOR TRANSPLANT PATIENTS ONLY. WBC and lymphocyte percent results with the same draw date and time as the Lymphocyte Transplantation Profile specimen must be provided.
Ambient: 48 Hours; Refrigerated Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Clotted; Hemolyzed; Frozen or refrigerated specimens; Specimens older than 48 hours.
5 mL Whole Blood
1 mL Whole Blood
Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with WBC and lymphocyte percent results and specimen room temp. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.