SAP Protein Expression


Sunquest Code:SAP  
Epic Code:LAB6136Epic Name:SAP Protein Expression
Synonyms:SLAM Associated Protein; XLP1
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Code:88184, 88185 x3
Test Includes:SAP expression in CD8+ and NK cells
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300; results are reported within 2 days.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required. The consent should not be sent to the laboratory. Samples must be received at testing site within 24 hours of collection. A completed requisition form must be sent with each sample. See Associated Links for both forms. Please call 513-636-4685 with courier and sample tracking number.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Requisition Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Causes for Rejection:Specimens greater than 24 hours old. Refrigerated, frozen, clotted or centrifuged specimens. Specimen collected in an unacceptable anticoagulant.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship sample same day at room temperature. Must arrive at testing site within 24 hours of collection and by 11:00 am on Fridays.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:2901900


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Rapid screening test for the presence of the SAP protein.


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