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Lab Test Dictionary

SCID Immunophenotyping Panel, Neonatal, Flow Cytometry (4930SC)


Flow Cytometry

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.5-5 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Submit the special Nichols' test request form (TRF) and special Quest-SJC delivery sheet coordinated by the Newborn Screening Program with the specimen to the lab.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp:48 Hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria


Test Volume Required

5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

1.5 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Use client #55896 special Nichols' test requisition premade by the Newborn Screening Follow Up Program. The requisition cannot be transcribed to any other TRF. Only this client account # may be used for the Newborn Screening Follow Up Program. Place test on an Other Quest Packing List without answering the test code/name questions and close packing list. If specimen is received in lab without special Nichols' test requisition contact the Newborn Screening Follow Up Program. Specimen must also include special delivery label which should be included with the requisition to be affixed outside and inside of the package to submit to Quest.


No charge.