Therapeutic Antibody Evaluation by Flow Cytometry - LG6018


Sunquest Code:MMMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Rituzan; Rituximab
Methodology:Flow cytometry; Immunophenotyping
CPT Code:88184, 88185 x6
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 1-3 days.
Special Instructions:Sample must arrive at the testing laboratory within 96 hours of collection. Date of draw and the specific therapeutic monoclonal antibody being used or considered are required. Include the pertinent hematologic diseases that have been diagnosed or considered.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood or bone marrow
Optimal Volume:10 mL blood or 5 mL bone marrow
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL blood or 1 mL bone marrow
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship to arrive within 96 hours of collection at room or refrigerated temperature..
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:TAE


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