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Natural Killer Cells, Functional (34184)

Methodology

Flow Cytometry


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday-Friday

Standard TAT

2-6 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5-10 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

Collect Monday-Thursday only no weekends or holidays


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

Room temp: 48 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis: Received refrigerated: Received frozen: Clotted Specimens