8 - 11 days
Lymphocyte Clastogenesis Mitogens
Lymphocyte Mitogen Stimulation
Leukocyte Function Assay
Lymphocyte Blastogenesis, Mitogens
Mitogen Cell Cycle Analysis
Lymphocyte Mitogen Proliferation Analysis
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Diminished responses to lectin mitogens are consistent with a primary or secondary immunodeficiency disease. Abnormal results are not specific for a particular disease, and the magnitude of the abnormality is not necessarily related to the degree of immunodeficiency.
Viability of Lymphocytes at Day 0: >=75%; Max Prolif of PHA as %CD45: >=49.9%; Max Prolif of PHA as %CD3: >=58.5%; Max Prolif of PWM as %CD45: >=4.5%; Max Prolif of PWM as %CD3: >=3.5%; Max Prolif of PWM as %CD19: >=3.9%.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in green top (sodium heparin) tubes. Send intact specimen at room temperature on the day of collection. Specimens are accepted Monday through Thursday only and must be received by performing laboratory within 24 hours of collection (specimen must be received by Specimen Processing by 6:00 pm Thursday). Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Please notify MLabs Client Services Center prior to sending specimen. Specimens are accepted Monday through Thursday only and must be received by performing laboratory within 24 hours of collection (specimen must be received by MLabs Sendout Lab by 6:00 pm Thursday). Collect blood in two sodium heparin (green top) tubes; do not use tubes containing lithium heparin. Send whole blood at room temperature; refrigerated or frozen specimens are unacceptable.