Days Set Up
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Analytic Time

8 - 48 hours

MiChart Code
Immunophenotypic Analysis, Mastocytosis, Flow Cytometry
Soft Order Code
MAST

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Mastocytosis Panel
Mast Cell Panel
MAST
Immunophenotypic Mast Cell Panel
Panel 6: Mastocytosis
MASTS
Mast Cell Panel Shadow

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Direct immunofluorescence using flow cytometric techniques.

Test Usage

Confirmation of diagnosis and immunophenotype of mast cell disorders. Phenotypic profiling of mast cells in bone marrow as an adjunct to client's morphological evaluation. See http://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/handbook/Tables/Flow_Cytometry_Panel… for all Flow Cytometry Panels.

Reference Range

Pathologist interpretation of results provided.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

The following information is required on a Hematopathology Consult requisition:
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Relevant clinical history
Clinical or morphological findings and suspicions
Date and time of collection
Phone number and after hours pager number for ordering physician
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Add 1-2 ml first pull bone marrow aspirate to a green sodium heparin Vacutainer® tube and transport at room temperature within 12 hours of collection.
Include 4 unstained aspirate smears.
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Normal Volume
Bone marrow aspirate: 2 ml
Minimum Volume
Bone marrow aspirate: 1 ml

Billing Information

CPT Code
88184, 88185 x3, 88187
Pro Fee Code
88187.3
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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.