Test Overview
Test Methodology

Flow Cytometry

Test Limitations

This flow cytometry assay is intended to be used as a screening test. Screening tests are not 100% sensitive nor specific, and a normal result should not preclude molecular sequencing if a patient's clinical presentation suggests that the probability of a diagnosis is high.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 days

Soft Order Code
SAP
MiChart Code
SAP (XLP1) (Draw Mon thru Thur only)
Synonyms
  • XLP1 Protein Expression
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Cincinnati Children's Hospital 2901900
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Specimens are accepted Monday through Thursday between 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm only and must be received by the performing laboratory within 24 hours of collection. Collect sufficient specimen in green top tube. Send intact whole blood at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.

Special Handling

Specimen must be received Monday - Thursday between 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm.

Normal Volume
3 mL heparinized whole blood
Minimum Volume
1 mL heparinized whole blood
Storage Temperature
Room temperature. DO NOT REFRIGERATE OR FREEZE.
Additional Information

Test includes SAP expression in CD8+, NK, and NKT cells. Test sent to Cincinnati Children's Hospital.

Billing
CPT Code
88184, 88185 x3
Fee Code
AA716, AA717 x3
NY State Approved
No