CPT Code: 86353|
Specimen Type: Blood
Tube Type/Collection Container: Green top (sodium heparin) tube: Whole Blood
Collection Volume: 20.0 mL
Cause for rejection: -
Availability: Sent to reference lab
Methodology: Radioactive thymidine uptake in cell culture
Special Instructions: Deliver specimens to the lab within 24 hours of collection. Specimen must be received by 3:00 PM Monday -Thursday. Do not draw Friday-Sunday. Draw an additional 8.0 mL whole blood in a green top tube for request of 3 or more drugs/antigens.
TAT: 9 days
Panel Includes: LTT Antigen, Ratio, Control, Phytohemagglutinin, Comment
Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report
Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Ingrid Hershey, Laboratory Administrative Director, at 330-543-8721.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308