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Leucocyte Immunophenotyping

Alternative Names:FACS
Flow cytometry
Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:SM
Specimen Types:Blood
Bone Marrow
Tissue
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Fluid
Container Types:
EDTA 3 mL
Fresh Tissue Pot
Adults Volume or Mass:3 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Flow Cytometric analysis of cells stained with a range of antibodies against lymphoid and myeloid markers. The panel of markers used will be appropriate to the clinical notes supplied or as arranged by prior consultation. Samples must be marked "Urgent", must reach the laboratory as soon as possible, and will not normally be accepted after 5pm Monday - Friday. All out-of hours testing requires notification to the on call Laboratory Haematologist (via switch) and the laboratory (x62468). An FBE must also be requested and collected (additional 3mL EDTA tube)) if Leucocyte Immunophenotyping is requested on peripheral blood.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Send to lab immediately
Assay Frequency:Weekdays