Intracellular Cytokines


Sunquest Code:ICCYTK  
Epic Code:LAB6134Epic Name:Intracellular Cytokines
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Code:88184, 88185 x6
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300 only; 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. See Associated Links. Samples must be received at testing site within 24 hours of collection. A completed requisition form must be sent with each sample. 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:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Causes for Rejection:Specimens greater than 24 hours old. Refrigerated or frozen specimens. Clotted, hemolyzed or centrifuged specimens.


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 before 11:00 am on Fridays..
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:2903800


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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