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T-cell Subsets, Regulatory (New test)
|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|
|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|