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Methodology: Flow Cytometry
This two-tube panel is designed to look for aberrant expression of CD25 and/or CD2 among the brightly CD117+ mast cells in the marrow. It is a two-tube panel because isotype controls are used for the CD2 and CD25 antibodies. The antibodies in these tubes include CD45, CD2, CD33, CD34, CD25, HLA-DR, CD117, CD4, and CD38.
Organ: Blood/Bone Marrow
Disease State: Mastocytosis
CPT Code(s): 88184 x 1, 88185 x 8, 88188 x 1. 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.
• 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