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Lymphocyte Proliferation, Mitogens

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
LYMIT CINCI
Specimen Type:
Whole Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (Sodium Heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
Call Laboratory Sendouts ext. 34853 for collection volume.
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen rejected: Frozen, clotted, hemolyzed or centrifuged specimens. Specimens collected in anticoagulants other than Sodium Heparin.
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Tritiated thymidine incorporation
Special Instructions:
Call Laboratory Sendouts ext. 34853 between 8:00-15:00 for collection volume. Draw Monday - Thursday between 10:00-13:00. Send specimen in original tube. Do not aliquot. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-4853
TAT:
7 days
CPT Code:
86353 X 3
Synonyms:
Mitogen Proliferation, PHA, Con A, ConA, PWM