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T-cell Subsets, Regulatory (New test)

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code TREGS
Performed by Mayo
Sendout? Yes
Method Flow cytometry
Collection Instructions Collect samples Monday - Thursday only, Do not collect, Friday, weekends or holidays.

Requires a separate lavender top be collected
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type EDTA Whole blood
Preferred volume 3 mL blood
Min. Volume 1 mL blood
UCSF Rejection Criteria Gross hemolysis or lipemia
Processing notes Send specimen in original tube. Do not aliquot.

Send specimen Monday through Thursday only. Specimen must arrive within 24 hours of draw and by 10 a.m. on Friday.

Draw and package specimen as close to shipping time as possible. Ship specimen overnight. Order MML test code TREGS.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Gross hemolysis or lipemia
Normal range
Synonyms Tregs; T-regs
Additional information Used in evaluating patients with clinical features of IPEX (immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X-linked inheritance) and other primary immunodeficiencies, autoimmune diseases, allergy and asthma, and graft-vs-host disease post-hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
CPT coding 86359-90, 86361-90
Last Updated 8/20/2013 2:29:39 PM
Entry Number 1567

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