B Cell Panel


Sunquest Code:BCELLP  
Epic Code:LAB5673Epic Name:B Cell Panel
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Code:88184, 88185 x11
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur by 1500; results are reported within 2 days.
Special Instructions:Call 513-636-4685 with tracking number before shipping. A completed requisition form must be sent with each sample. Results of the same day CBCD must accompany the sample.
Associated Links:

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Requisition Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Collection Instructions:Specimens must be collected after 10:00 am and received in East Bank Core Lab by 1400 Monday through Thursday only. Do not collect the day before a holiday.

A concurrent CBC/Diff should be drawn with this assay or the results of a concurrent CBC/Diff should be sent so that absolute cell values can be reported.
Causes for Rejection:Samples greater than 24 hours old when received at testing site. Samples collected in Yellow ACD tube. Incorrect anticoagulant.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Must arrive at reference laboratory within 24 hours of collection and no later than 1700 on Fridays.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:2904400


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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