Hematologic Diseases

A flow cytometry profile, with additional rational marker selection for phenotyping (up to 35 total antibodies). An evaluation of specimen adequacy and cellular integrity will also be performed.

disease state indication(s)
Various, case dependent

clinical use
Comprehensive multi parameter flow cytometric analysis to assess various hematological cell subsets.

methodology/product platform
Flow cytometry

specimen type and requirements
Preferred:
Peripheral blood: 5-6 mL in sodium heparin (green-top) tube.
EDTA is acceptable. Acid-citrate-dextrose (ACD) unacceptable.
Bone marrow aspirate: 2-3 mL in sodium heparin (green-top) tube.
Bone marrow core: 1-2 cm minimum core length in RPMI.

Acceptable alternative (Subject to viability):
Fluids: Equal parts RPMI and specimen
DO NOT FREEZE. Transport to lab ASAP.

Use refrigerated cold pack for transport. Make sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.

turnaround time
Global (TC & PC): 24-48 hours

cpt code(s)
88184 (x1)
88185 (xN)
88189 (x1)

medicare moldx cpt code
Not applicable

regulatory classification
Laboratory developed test (LDT)

ordering option
Global (TC & PC)