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T cell receptor add-on tube pin

Flow Cytometry

T cell receptor add-on tube

Methodology: Flow Cytometry

Clinical Significance:
This tube assesses TCR-alpha-beta and TCR-gamma-delta expression in the T cell population of interest, including looking for aberrant loss of TCR-alpha-beta in abnormal T cell populations. The baseline antibodies in this tube include CD45, TCR-gamma-delta, TCR-alpha-beta, CD3, CD56, CD4, CD5, and CD8.

Organ: Blood/Bone Marrow

Disease State: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (Systemic or Cutaneous)

CPT Code(s): 88185x8. 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