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Lab Test Dictionary

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) with FLAER (High Sensitivity) (94148)

Methodology

Flow Cytometry (FC)


Synonyms

Fluorescent Proaerolysin Variant (FLAER); Fluorescent Inactive Toxin Aerolysin; Pl Linked Antigen, Blood; GPI-Linked Antigen; GPl-Linked Proteins

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB08006

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

2-3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-10 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an ACD Solution A (yellow-top) or EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

10 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Whole Blood


Comments

Insurance authorization required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.


CPT Codes

88184, 88185 (x6), 88187


Revised

06-21-19

Initials

SL