Draw one green top tube (Sodium or Lithium Heparin) top tube.
Do NOT centrifuge! Keep at room temperature (18-22°C).
Preferred volume: 4mL
Minimum volume: 1mL
Frozen, clotted, hemolyzed or centrifuged specimens. Anticoagulants other than heparin. Specimens >24 hrs old.
Maintain and transport specimens at room temperature (18-22°C).
Ship specimens Priority Overnight via Fed Ex in container sufficiently insulated to avoid temperature extremes (<10°C and >37°C).
24 hours at room temperature (18-22°C)
Samples must arrive within 24 hours of draw and are accepted Monday through noon on Friday.
Immunology Lab - Phenotyping Assays
Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome;Double negative T cells
<2.5% Of T Cells
This test is useful for assessing the percentage of CD4-CD8- (double negative) T cells or DNTs. DNT > 1% supports the diagnosis of autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS).
88185, 88184 x 3