Test Overview

Test Methodology

Direct Immunofluorescence using flow cytometric techniques.

Test Usage

Evaluation of CD3 and CD19 lymphocyte markers in organ transplant recipients. Monitoring OKT3 or ATGAM therapy.

Reference Range*

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[bold]*Pediatric Reference Ranges from Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol. 112, No. 5, 11/2003 and studies performed at Michigan Medicine Flow Cytometry Laboratory. Absolute ranges are calculated utilizing absolute lymphocyte count ranges for the same age groups provided by the hematology laboratory.[/bold]

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

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Analytic Time

24 - 48 hrs

Soft Order Code

TXP

MiChart Code

Organ Transplant Monitoring Profile, Flow Cytometry TXP

Synonyms

Synonyms

Transplant Panel
OKT3 Antigen
TXPS
Organ Transplant Monitoring
ATGAM Monitoring
CD3 count
Immune Monitoring
OKT3 Monitoring
Transplant Monitoring
TXP
TRANSPLANT PANEL
FC CANCEL
FLOW CYTOMETRY ADDENDUM REPORT
FLOW FINAL
FLOW FINAL
FLOW PRELIMINARY
FC CAN
FLOW ADD
FX FINAL
PRELIM
FLABEL
Generic Flow Test
Markers CD3 CD19

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Laboratory

Flow Cytometry

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Date and time of collection is required on a flow cytometry requisition.
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Collect blood in ACD A or B Vacutainer® tube and transport at room temperature within 12 hours of collection.
Include a copy of the patient's concurrently drawn White Blood Cell and Platelet counts, and peripheral blood differential.
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Rejection Criteria

Green top with lithium heparin is unacceptable.

Normal Volume

Whole blood: 7-10 ml

Minimum Volume

Whole blood: 1 ml added to an ACD A or B tube

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For consultation, contact the MLabs Client Services Center or Flow Cytometry Laboratory at 76-39420.

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CPT Code

86355, 86359

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