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CD5-positive B cell therapy add-on tube pin

Flow Cytometry

CD5-positive B cell therapy add-on tube

Methodology: Flow Cytometry

Clinical Significance:
This tube assesses CD52 and CD22 on CD5+ B cell neoplasms (i.e., CLL/SLL and MCL). In addition to these two antibodies, this tube includes antibodies to CD45, CD19, CD5, CD49d, and CD79b; the latter two antibodies can aid in the distinction of CLL/SLL from MCL.

Organ: Blood/Bone Marrow

Disease State: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL)

CPT Code(s): 88185x7. The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Turnaround Time: Physician will be contacted by 9:00 PM PST the day of receipt for acute/life threatening conditions; next business day for routine flow cases.

Schedule: Monday-Saturday

Specimen Requirements:
• Peripheral blood, Preferred: 3 ml in sodium heparin (green top) / Acceptable: 3 ml in EDTA (purple top) - OR - • Bone marrow aspirate, Preferred: 1-2 ml in sodium heparin (green top) / Acceptable: 1-2 ml in EDTA (purple top) - OR - • Tissue: Finely minced tissue in RPMI transport media - OR - • Body fluids: In RPMI transport media