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Test Code LPPB (FLOCYT) LEUKEMIA/LYMPHOMA PANEL, BLOOD OR BONE MARROW

Important Note

Complete UVMMC Requisition with patient information and diagnosis/symptoms and submit with sample.

UVMMC FORM

PMC Lab recommends this test be collected at the PMC Lab as the sample must go out same day to get to UVMMC to be tested. Sample has 48 hour stability so timing is important.

This test is not collected on Saturday or Sunday.

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Method

Flow Cytometry

Reference Range

See written report

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Ambient

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Sodium Heparin Bone Marrow or
Whole Blood
Ambient 2 mL 2 mL 1 mL 48 hours
Purple Top (EDTA) Bone Marrow or
Whole Blood
Ambient 2 mL 2 mL 1 mL 30 hours

Samples collected in sodium heparin must be tested within 48 hours of collection. Samples collected in EDTA must be tested within 30 hours of collection.  Samples must be kept at ambient temperature after collection and during transport.  Lithium heparin, ACD, and other tube types are not acceptable.

Instrumentation

Beckman Coulter FC 500 and Beckman Coulter Navios

CPT(s)

88184, 88185 × 26, 88189

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Saturday (Scheduled) / 3 days / Not available STAT

Section

Immunology

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes