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T Cell subsets, BAL
T Cells CD3, CD4, and CD8 Count
Markers CD3 CD4 CD8, BAL
CD4:CD8 (T4:T8) Ratio, BAL
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Direct Immunofluorescence using Flow Cytometric techniques
A partial T-cell panel is run including CD3, CD4, CD8, and CD4:CD8 ratio (T4:T8 ratio).
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Date and time of collection are required on a flow cytometry requisition.
Collect bronchoalveolar lavage specimen in a sterile leak-proof container. Send sealed container at room temperature within 12 hours of collection; do not refrigerate.