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Home > Neutrophil Oxidative Burst Assay by Nitroblue Tetrazolium (NBT) Dye Reduction
One (1) green top tube (Sodium or Lithium Heparin) top tube.
Do NOT centrifuge! Keep at room temperature (18-22°C).
Preferred volume: 4mL
Minimum volume: 2mL blood
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).
48 hours at room temperature (18-22°C)
Samples accepted Monday - Friday, no later than 12:00pm on Friday.
When shipping specimens, please also include one sample from a healthy, unrelated adult to serve as a transport control.
Immunology Lab - Functional Assay
Neutrophil Oxidative Burst;Neutrophil Respiratory Burst
DHR, CTX, BACT, CD18, CDA11, C11CO, 11BO
>98% of cells reducing the dye
This test supports the diagnosis of X-linked or autosomal recessive chronic granulomatous disease.
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Denver, CO 80206
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