Th17 Enumeration

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:T Helper 17; Hyper IgE Syndrome
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Codes: 88184 x1, 88185 x4, 88187 x1, 88184 x1, 88185 x4, 88187 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 4 days.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition must accompany each sample. See Associated Links.
Must be received at testing site within 24 hours.
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.
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Custom Collection Volume by ALC

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Collect specimen before 1 pm, and send to East Bank Core Lab by 1500 Mon-Thur only. Do not collect the day before a holiday.
Patient Preparation:Specimens not received in testing lab within 24 hours of collection. Frozen, clotted, hemolyzed or centrifuged specimens. Specimen collected in an unacceptable anticoagulant.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature to arrive at East Bank Core Lab by 1500.
East Bank Sendouts: Ship overnight at room temperature. Must arrive at testing site within 24 hours of collection and before 11:00 am on Fridays.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:73712838

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