Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 30, 2020 @ 9:13 am

90246

Natural Killer Cell and Natural Killer T-Cell Panel

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 4 mL (Min:1 mL) Whole blood . Submit Ambient. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Critical Ambient
  • Specimens must be analyzed within 48 hours of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Hemolyzed specimens
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Semi-Quantitative Flow Cytometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86356x3
  • 86357
  • 86359
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 90247 - TOTAL NK CELLS
  • 90248 - TOTAL NK CELLS
  • 90249 - CYTOTOXIC NK CELL
  • 90250 - CYTOTOXIC NK CELL
  • 90251 - CYTO SECRETING NK
  • 90252 - CYTO SECRETING NK
  • 90255 - CD56 NKT-CELLS
  • 90256 - CD56 NKT-CELLS
  • 90259 - T-CELLS
  • 90260 - T-CELLS
  • 90261 - NON T-CELLS
  • 90262 - NON T-CELLS
  • 90263 - PANEL INTERP
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