T- and B-Cell Quantitation and Lymphocyte Proliferation to Antigens and Mitogens Panel; T-Cell Immune Competence Panel
Mayo Medical Lab
TBBS: 1-4 Days;LPAFG: 11-14 Days;LPMGF: 8-11 Days
1-3 mL EDTA (lavender-top) Whole Blood ***and*** (two) 3-10 mL Sodium Heparin (green-top)
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 for EDTA 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*** (two) 10 mL Sodium Heparin (green-top)
1 mL EDTA (lavender-top) Whole Blood ***and*** (two) 3 mL Sodium Heparin (green-top)
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); LPAFG: Lymphocyte Proliferation, Antigens (Max Prolif of CA and TT as CD45/CD3); LPMGF: Lymphocyte Proliferation, Mitogens (Max Prolif of PWM as CD45/CD3/CD19 and PHA as CD45/CD3).
86355, 86357, 86359, 86360, 86353 (x2)