Lymphocyte function assay


Test Information

Test Name

Lymphocyte function assay

Synonyms

Mitogen response

Preferred Specimen

Heparin (Whole Blood)

Testing Location

Referral


Collection Information

Availability

Mon to Thurs collection only


Processing Information

Registration Code

LFA

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • DO NOT freeze or refrigerate
  • Light green top PST Heparin tubes containing gel are NOT suitable
  • Specimen must arrive at Lab+ within 24 hours

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Refer patient to WHL

- Tauranga

Send directly to Lab+

- Whakatane

Send directly to Lab+

- Rotorua

Send directly to Lab+

- Taupo

Send directly to Lab+


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus

Send Away Transport

Room temperature. DO NOT SEND ON FRIDAYS

External Lab Website