FOXp3


Sunquest Code:FOXP3  
Epic Code:LAB6133Epic Name:FOXp3 (IPEX) Seq
Synonyms:IPEX; FOX Protein Expression
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Code:88184, 88185 x3
Test Includes:Population of T-regulatory cells, Expression of Foxp3 among T-regulatory cells
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur by 1300 only; results are reported within 2 days.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent in the patient's medical required 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. Please call 513-636-4685 with courier and sample tracking number. Results of the same day CBC and differential must accompany each sample. See Associated Links for both forms.
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 or frozen 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:2904100


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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