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Generic Flow Test
Markers CD3 CD4 CD8 CD16/56 CD19 CD20
Rituximab Treatment Profile
Panel 7: Rituximab
Rituxan Panel Shadow
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Direct Immunofluorescence using flow cytometric techniques.
Evaluation of Rituximab therapy. A full lymphoid cell panel is run, including B and T cell quantitation and natural killer cell quantitation. Markers include CD3, CD4, CD8, CD16/56, CD19, CD20 and CD4:CD8 ratio (T4:T8 ratio). See http://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/handbook/Tables/Flow_Cytometry_Panel… for all Flow Cytometry Panels.
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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]
Collect specimen in a yellow top ACD A or B Vacutainer® tube.
Include a copy of the patient's complete blood count (CBC) and white cell differential drawn concurrently or within the previous 8 hours.
Send intact whole blood stored at room temperature within 72 hours of collection; do not refrigerate.