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ProGene BasoFuntion

Mnemonic:    [UNLIST LAB]
Name:    ProGene BasoFuntion
Specimen:    10 mL whole blood from a Green SODIUM heparin tube. Do not use gel barriers. Keep blood at room temperature at all times.

10 mLs of whole blood is needed for 5 antigens.

Do NOT use lithium heparin.

Sample must be received at the reference lab within 48 hours of collection. Testing is performed Monday thru Friday only, so the sample should be drawn preferably Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday and shipped OVERNIGHT priority to the reference lab.
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days ambient.
Ref Lab/Code:    IBT
  Method:    Cell Stimulation/ELISA
Note:    This test may be useful with patients who have a suggestive history and for whom skin testing is not appropriate or available.
Processing Info:    Each antigen has a separate test code. Refer to IBT Laboratories web site.