Alpha Beta Double-Negative T cells for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: ALPS MAYO

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Tube Type: Whole Blood EDTA

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Grossly Hemolyzed
Grossly Lipemic
Samples arriving on the weekend

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Sent to Reference Lab

Methodology: Flow Cytometry

Special Instructions: Specimens are required to be received at Mayo laboratory weekdays and by 4pm on Friday. It is recommended that specimens arrive within 24 hours of draw to Mayo. The specimen must be drawn and packaged as close to shipping time as possible.

TAT: 72 hours

CPT Code: 88184 x1 and 88185x4

Panel Includes: %alpha/beta-TCR DNT
alpha-beta-TCR DNT
% TCR=DNT B220+
Absolute TCR=DNT B220+

Synonyms: Alpha/Beta positive
Canale-Smith syndrome
CD4/CD8 negative
DNT (Double Negative T-Cells)
Double negative T cells (DNT)

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