Cell Markers/ Immunophenotyping analysis


Test Information

Test Name

Cell Markers/ Immunophenotyping analysis

Synonyms

Flow cytometry; Lymphocyte cell markers/ Immunophenotyping; Lymphocyte subsets; CD markers; CD3; CD4; CD8; Cd19; CD55; CD56; CD59; Sezary Cell flow cytometry; T4 T8 lymphocyte studies; Natural Killer Cells; T cells/ B cells subpopulation

Preferred Specimen

Heparin (Whole blood) ; EDTA (Whole blood)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Availability

Whakatane area Monday - Wednesday collection only. Other Bay of Plenty and Lakes region Monday - Thursday collection only. Waikato region - samples must reach WHL by 1200 midday on Fridays. (Urgent request later in week please contact WHL)

Preparation

  • Full clinical details should be provided with each request

Processing Information

Registration Code

FLBL

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • EDTA cannot be shared with CBC
  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • Process ASAP; Must be analysed within 48 hours of collection

Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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