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|Approval req'd?||Yes, contact Immunology at x3-1712. By appointment only,|
|In House Availability||Monday-sat (day shift)|
|Container type||Lavender top|
|Amount to Collect||3 mL blood|
|Sample type||EDTA whole blood, Bone marrow, Unfixed tissue|
|Preferred volume||Specimen amount varies-contact Immunology at x3-1712.|
|Processing notes||Hold bone marrow and blood specimens at room temperature. Do NOT centrifuge.
Refrigerate fine needle aspirates in special holding medium.
Each specimen should be assigned its own accession number.
If specimens are delivered to Specimen Receiving, contact Immunology immediately. If a specimen arrives after 1700 hours Monday-Friday, hold it at room temperature for delivery to Immunology after 0800 hours the following morning. After 1700 hours on Saturday, on Sunday or on a holiday contact the resident on call.
If a glass slide is received with an FNA sample, label it with an accession number label and send it with the sample to CB for testing.
|Synonyms||Terminal deoxynucleotidyl Transferase|
|Turn around times||1-2 days|
|Additional information||An interpretation of this test by a laboratory physician will automatically be performed and billed for separately.|
|LDT or Mod FDA?||Yes|
|Last Updated||3/3/2014 10:51:24 AM|
If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667