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Test Code MISC1WARDETBNK Immune Deficiency Panel, Comprehensive

Important Note

Collect Monday-Thursday ONLY.

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

TBNK

Collection Requirements

Draw blood in a lavender EDTA tube.

Primary Collection Container

Lavender 4 mL (K3EDTA)

Transport

Whole blood ambient

Preferred Transport Temperature

Ambient

Processing

Send 4.0 mL whole blood (1.0 mL minimum) room temperature. Ship within 24 hours of collection.

Stability

Ambient: 72 hours

Refrigerated: Unacceptable

Frozen: Unacceptable

Minimum Testing Volume

1.0 mL

Reference Range

<16 years: By report

Adult >16 years:

Pan T Cell (CD3): 55-86%

Pan T Cell (CD3): 704-2138 C/UL

T Helper Cell (CD4): 35-66%

T Helper Cell (CD4): 443-1471 C/UL

T Suppressor Cell (CD8): 9-37%

T Suppressor Cell (CD8): 190-832 C/UL

B Cell (CD19): 4-25%

B Cell (CD19): 100-524 C/UL

Natural Killer Cell (CD16+56): 3-24%

Natural Killer Cell (CD16+56): 60-500 C/UL

T4/T8 Ratio (CD4:CD8): 1.0-3.7 Ratio

Methodology

Flow Cytometry

Performed

Monday – Friday

Reported

4 days

CPT Codes

86360, 86355, 86357, 86359

Unacceptable Conditions

Heparinized samples, ACD samples, refrigerated and frozen samples, and clotted specimens.

Additional Information

This lymphocyte subset panel provides a broad overview of the cellular and humoral immune system function. Flow cytometry is not recommended in the evaluation of autoimmune disease, fibromyalgia, or chronic fatigue syndrome.

Includes quantitation of CD3, CD4, CD8 (T-cell), CD19 (B-cell), and CD16/56 (natural killer) markers, and a CD4:CD8 ratio.