Chimerism CD19 (B Cells) Subset Post BMT

Abbrev Code:CHCD19   
Order Code:LAB6935Order Name:Chimerism CD19 B Cells Subset
Order Instructions:For CD19 monitoring or Rituxin monitoring order CD19 B Cell Monitoring Percent and Absolute Count (CD19B).
CPT Codes: 81268 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300; results are reported within 3-10 business days.
Special Instructions:Post BMT patients only. A completed requisition must accompany each specimen type. See Associated Links.
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Immunogenetics and Tranplantation Lab Requisition

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:20 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:10 mL
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:Post BMT patients only. 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:HTNH19

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