Lymphocyte Subset Panel 1

Message
Order QNI FLEXI
Limited Stability process: Collect Sun- Thurs for arrival at QNI Mon- Fri only


Test Code
7197


CPT Codes
86355, 86357, 86359, 86360<br /> ** This test code is not available for New York patient testing. For New York patient testing, use test code 17328<strong>. **</strong>

Includes
% CD3 (Mature T Cells), Absolute CD3+ Cells, % CD4, Absolute CD4+ Cells, % CD8, Absolute CD8+ Cells, CD4/CD8 Ratio, % CD16+CD56 (NK Cells), Abs NKCell(CD16+CD56+Cell), % CD19 (B Cells), Absolute CD19+ Cells, Absolute Lymphocytes


Preferred Specimen
5 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube


Minimum Volume
0.5 mL


Instructions
Do not freeze. Do not transfer whole blood to M4. Submit the preferred EDTA tubes at room temperature. Volumes less than 1 mL should be submitted in a pediatric EDTA tube.


Transport Temperature
Room temperature


Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Uacceptable


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis • Lithium heparin (green-top) tube • ACD (yellow-top) tube • Clotted


Methodology
Flow Cytometry (FC)

FDA Status



Setup Schedule
P.M. Sets up 7 days a week.


Report Available
Reports in 2 to 3 days.


Reference Range
See Laboratory Report


Clinical Significance

Immunophenotypic analysis may assist in evaluating cellular immunocompetency in suspected cases of primary and secondary immunodeficiency states.



Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.