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Test Code IP IMMUNODEFICIENCY PANEL (T-CELL SUBSETS ONLY)

Method

Flow Cytometry

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
CD 3                                                   86359
CD 4 & CD 8 86360

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Sodium Heparin Tube Whole Blood Ambient 4 mL 2 mL 1 mL 48 hours
Purple Top (EDTA) Whole Blood Ambient 4 mL 2 mL 1 mL 30 hours

Samples drawn in sodium heparin (supply #032050) must be tested within 48 hours of collection. Lavender top tube (EDTA) is also acceptable. EDTA samples must be tested within 30 hours. A clinical history and a properly filled out laboratory requisition must be provided.

Reference Range

CD3% = 62 – 87%

CD4%= 35 – 63%

CD85 = 10 – 35%

Absolute CD4 = 329 – 1427 cells/uL

Instrumentation

Beckman Coulter FC500 and Beckman Coulter Navios

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
CD3 CD3 20599-7
CD4 CD4 32516-7
CD8 CD8 32518-3
TOTCD4 Absolute CD4 32515-9

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Saturday / 3 days / Not available STAT

Section

Immunology

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes