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