24 - 48 hrs
Organ Transplant Monitoring
FLOW CYTOMETRY ADDENDUM REPORT
Generic Flow Test
Markers CD3 CD19
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Direct Immunofluorescence using flow cytometric techniques.
Evaluation of CD3 and CD19 lymphocyte markers in organ transplant recipients. Monitoring OKT3 or ATGAM therapy.
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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.
Date and time of collection is required on the order.
Collect specimen in a yellow top ACD A or B Vacutainer® tube.
Send intact blood stored at room temperature within 4 hours of collection.
A concurrent Complete Blood Count with Differential (CBCD) should also be ordered for the patient.
Date and time of collection is required on a flow cytometry requisition.
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.