Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 18, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91520

CD4/CD8 Panel

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Ambient.

Also Acceptable:
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Ambient.
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Na Heparin). Submit Ambient.
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Critical Ambient
  • Time Sensitive
  • Specimens must reach Interpath within 24 hours of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Specimen submitted frozen
  • Specimen submitted refrigerated
  • Specimens submitted in pour-off tubes
  • Samples in non-Hemogard tubes.
    Samples older than 48 hours.
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Flow Cytometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86359
  • 86360
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 91521 - ABSOLUTE CD4
  • 91522 - ABSOLUTE CD8
  • 91523 - ABSOLUTE CD3
  • 91524 - CD4:CD8 RATIO
  • 91525 - INTERPRETATION
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