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T cell therapy add-on tube pin

Flow Cytometry

T cell therapy add-on tube

Methodology: Flow Cytometry

Clinical Significance:
This tube enables characterization of additional antigens, including the potential therapeutic targets CD52 and CD25, in T cell or NK cell populations of interest. The tube includes antibodies to CD45, CD279, CD52, CD3, CD25, CD4, CD5, CD16 and CD8; additional antibodies can be added as necessary to identify the abnormal T or NK cell population.

Organ: Blood/Bone Marrow

Disease State: Angioimmunoblastic T Cell Lymphoma

CPT Code(s): 88185x8 (reference only; CPTs may vary)

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