CD40 Ligand (CD154) ICOS Expression


Sunquest Code:CD40L  
Epic Code:LAB6132Epic Name:CD40 Ligand (CD154)
Methodology:Flow cytometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1500; 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. A completed requisition form must be sent with each sample.See Associated Links.


Samples must be received at testing site within 24 hours of collection.

Order On Time Delivery courier to deliver directly to East Bank Sendouts Lab. Call Sendouts at 612-273-3711 to notify.

CSC and West only: Send in red STAT bag by HealthEx courier. Call Sendouts at 612-273-3711 to notify.
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
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
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.
Causes for Rejection:Specimens greater than 24 hours old. Refrigerated or frozen specimens.Hemolyzed, clotted 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..Call CBDI DIL at 513-636-4685 with courier and sample tracking number.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:2901800


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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