Nitroblue Tetrazolium Test

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: NBT SPHEM

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: None

Collection Volume: 4 coverslip preps

Cause for rejection: Preps which have dried; preps in which specimen is not contained

within the endotoxin circle

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Fri (0900-1000)

Methodology: Microscopic Evaluation of Dye reduction by endotoxin stimulated neutrophils

Special Instructions: Test must be scheduled with the CCL in advance. Call CCL technologist when patient arrives for testing. Inform laboratory of any additional test to be drawn at this time.

OC Power Word: LNBT

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 24 hours

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 86384

Synonyms: Tetrazolium Reduction Test; NBT Test; Chronic

Granulomatous Disease

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