Chimerism CD56 (NK Cells) Subset

Abbrev Code:CHCD56   
Order Code:LAB6936Order Name:Chimerism CD56 NK Cells Subset
CPT Codes: 81268 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-10 business days.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition must accompany each specimen type. See Associated Links.

This test is ONLY available to post BMT patients. Contact provider to cancel if patient has not had a bone marrow transplant.
Associated Links:

Immunogenetics and Transplantation Lab Requisition

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:20 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:10 mL
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:If collected with other chimerism tests and blood count is low, collect an additional yellow (ACD) tube.
Causes for Rejection:Clotted or refrigerated specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature. Do not send on holidays or the day before a holiday.
Stability:3 days at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory UCSF ITO)
Referral Lab number:HTNH56

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