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Myeloperoxidase detection by flow cytometry
|Approval req'd?||Yes, contact Immunology, x3-1712.|
|In House Availability||Monday-Saturday (day shift)|
|Container type||Lavender top|
|Amount to Collect||3 mL blood|
|Sample type||EDTA whole blood, Marrow, Unfixed tissue|
|Preferred volume||Amount of specimen needed varies call Immunology, x3-1712, for consultation.|
|Processing notes||Typically ordered by Immunology only, if order received on a requisition contact Immunology to confirm.
This test is often confused with the test for Anti-Neutrophil antibodies (ANCA). Clarify what the requester is actually asking for.
Do not refrigerate
|Synonyms||MPO; Leukemia phenotyping; flow cytometry|
|Turn around times||Results phoned within 48 hours. Written interpretive report sent within 7 days.|
|Additional information||An interpretation of this test by a laboratory physician will automatically be performed and billed for separately.
This test is generally only performed when results from the peroxidase stain performed in the Hematology section are negative or equivocal. This test is performed as part of the Leukemia/Lymphoma markers evaluation.
|LDT or Mod FDA?||Yes|
|Last Updated||3/3/2014 10:51:06 AM|