Draw one green top tube (Sodium or Lithium Heparin) top tube.
Do NOT centrifuge! Keep at room temperature (18-22°C).
Preferred volume: 4 mL
Minimum volume: 1 mL 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).
24 hours at room temperature (18-22°C)
Samples should be received within 24 hours of draw. Samples are accepted Monday through noon on Friday.
Immunology Lab - Phenotyping Assays
TBCDC, CD48, C4RARO, TCABGD
Lymphocyte Subset Normal Range Chart
This test is useful for the analysis of recent thymic emgrants (CD4+CD45RA+CD31+ T cells) and assists in the evaluation of general immune competance, immune deficiency states such as the Di-George syndrome, as well as immune reconstituition.
88184, 88185 x 2