Test Overview
Test Methodology

Flow Cytometry

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

4 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
Reference Laboratory
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect 2 lavender top EDTA tubes (note volumes above). Write on the label of the smaller tube "TBBS". Keep this specimen AMBIENT, Write on the larger tube label, "IABC", REFRIGERATE this sample. Specimens MUST arrive at MAYO within 24 hours of collection

Special Handling

One specimen must remain ambient, and one must remain refrigerated

Normal Volume
One EDTA tube with 4 mL whole blood; one EDTA tube with 10 mL whole blood.
Minimum Volume
1 mL whole blood; 5 mL whole blood (3 mL for peds patients)
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories