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24918 Flow Cell Phenotype Blood

Flow Cell Phenotype Blood
Test Code: FLOW-BL
Synonyms/Keywords
Flow Cytometry, Immunophenotyping, Lymphoma / Leukemia Panel​
Useful For
Diagnosis and monitoring of patients with leukemia and lymphoma.​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Whole blood​ Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)​ **See Collection Processing Instructions**​ 3 mL​ 1 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Collection Processing Instructions

Notify Flow Cytometry Laboratory (800-222-5835, ext. 16385) before sending the specimen. Specimen must arrive in Flow Cytometry within 48 hours of collection. Cells in the specimen must be viable. Provide CBC and differential results and EDTA slide(s) (preferably from within 1 week of collection of specimen for Flow Cell Phenotyping) if available. Markers are selected based upon available clinical history and morphology per pathology protocol.

**For questions regarding other anticoagulants and/or specimen stability, please call 800-222-5835, ext. 16385.**​

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood​ Room temperature​ 48-72 hours​
Rejection Criteria
Fixed specimens
Specimens more than 72 hours old ​
Refrigerated or frozen​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday, days only​ 3 days​ Flow Cytometry​
Test Information

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.  This test is used for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

Markers are selected based upon available clinical history and morphology per pathology protocol.

Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​ Interpretive report​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
88184​ Flow cytometry, first marker ​
88185​ Additional marker, each ​
88187​ Interpretation, 2 to 8 markers ​
88188​ Interpretation, 9 to 15 markers ​
88189​ Interpretation, 16 or more markers ​
Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.  This test is used for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

Synonyms/Keywords
Flow Cytometry, Immunophenotyping, Lymphoma / Leukemia Panel​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Flow Cell Phenotype Blood
​Cerner ​Flow Cell Phenotype Blood
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Whole blood​ Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)​ **See Collection Processing Instructions**​ 3 mL​ 1 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Collection Processing

Notify Flow Cytometry Laboratory (800-222-5835, ext. 16385) before sending the specimen. Specimen must arrive in Flow Cytometry within 48 hours of collection. Cells in the specimen must be viable. Provide CBC and differential results and EDTA slide(s) (preferably from within 1 week of collection of specimen for Flow Cell Phenotyping) if available. Markers are selected based upon available clinical history and morphology per pathology protocol.

**For questions regarding other anticoagulants and/or specimen stability, please call 800-222-5835, ext. 16385.**​

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood​ Room temperature​ 48-72 hours​
Rejection Criteria
Fixed specimens
Specimens more than 72 hours old ​
Refrigerated or frozen​
Useful For
Diagnosis and monitoring of patients with leukemia and lymphoma.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​ Interpretive report​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday, days only​ 3 days​ Flow Cytometry​
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
88184​ Flow cytometry, first marker ​
88185​ Additional marker, each ​
88187​ Interpretation, 2 to 8 markers ​
88188​ Interpretation, 9 to 15 markers ​
88189​ Interpretation, 16 or more markers ​
Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.  This test is used for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.