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Last Updated: May 31, 2020 @ 9:13 am


Neutrophil Oxidative Burst Assay

  • Two Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • Other in Two Green Top (Na Heparin)

Also Acceptable:
  • Two Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • Two 4 mL Whole blood in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Ambient.
  • Two 4 mL Other in Green Top (Na Heparin). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Critical Ambient
  • Patient Preparation:Collect control specimen from a healthy individual unrelated to patient at approximately the same time as and under similar conditions to the patient.
    Collect: Green (sodium or lithium heparin) (patient) AND green (sodium or lithium heparin) (control). Patient and control specimens must be collected within 48 hours of test performance.
    Specimen Preparation: Transport 3 mL whole blood (patient) AND 3 mL whole blood (control) in original collection tubes (Min: 1 mL (patient) AND 1 mL (control)). Do not refrigerate or freeze. LIVE NEUTROPHILS REQUIRED.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Refrigerated or frozen specimens. Specimens in transport longer than 48 hours.
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Semi-Quantitative Flow Cytometry
Reported:3-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86352
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 90161 - EER NEUTROPHIL
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