Draw one green top tube (Sodium Heparin) top tube.
Do NOT centrifuge! Keep at room temperature (18-22°C).
Preferred volume: 7 mL
Additionally, please send one normal control (sodium heparin green top tube) from a healthy, unrelated individual.
POSITIVE PATIENT IDENTIFICATION [Labeling] requires we use two (2) pieces of information [identifiers].
Minimum volume: 2-3 mL blood
Centrifuged specimens, specimens received after 24 hours of draw, frozen specimens, specimens in lithium heparin, specimens in tubes with gel such as SST's and PSTs.
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)
ADx Client Services must be called at 800.550.6227 to schedule testing before sample is shipped.
Lymphocyte stimulation in cell culture
Immunology Lab - Functional Assay
Lymphocyte stimulation (Lymphocyte Proliferation to PHA Mitogen);LSPHA;WBPHA
Lymphocyte Proliferation Assessment: (begin with Lymphocyte enumeration, CDC panel, TBCDC), Lymphocyte proliferation to candida antigen (LSCAN), Lymphocyte proliferation to ConA mitogen (LSCON), Lymphocyte proliferation to PWM mitogen (LSPWM), Lymphocyte proliferation to tetanus antigen (LSTET), Beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BER1)