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Flow Cytometry, Immunodeficiency Panel

Mnemonic:    [UNLIST LAB]
Name:    Flow Cytometry, Immunodeficiency Panel
Specimen:     2-3 Lavender tubes (4.5 mL)

Sample stability is limited. Collect samples Monday - Thursday before the daily courier has come.
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Spec Stability:    Stable 24 hours ambient.
Ref Lab/Code:    Dahl-Chase
  Method:    Flow Cytometry
Note:    Includes Absolute and percent: CD3+, CD4+/CD3+ Ratio, CD8+/CD3+ Ratio, CD4/CD8 Ratio, CD19 and CD56+/CD3 (NK) Ratio
Processing Info:    On Dahl-Chase form select Immonodefiency Congenital Panel.

Send a copy of the CBC with Differential along with the sample. They need the Total WBC and % Total Lymphocytes for their calculations.