T-Cell Subsets, Regulatory

Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:T Cell Subsets; TREGS; Thumopoiesis
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Codes: 86359 x1, 86361 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 3-4 days.
Special Instructions:Specimens must be received by 10 am Friday. It is recommended that specimens are drawn just prior to shipping time and arrive within 24 hours of collection. Ordering physicians name and phone number are required.

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

Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Clotted specimen, grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Send specimen in the original container.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:TREGS


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Evaluating patients with clinical features of IPEX (immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, x-linked inheritance) and other primary immunodeficiencies, autoimmune diseases, allergy and asthma, and graft-vs-host disease post-hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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