CD3 T cells
CD4 Helper cells
Pathologist comparison of current results to patient’s previous results is provided upon positive identification of patient.
Methodology: Flow Cytometry (FC)
Specimen Requirements: 1 lavender-top (EDTA) tube (minimum: 2.0 mL of whole blood). Store specimen at room temperature after collection.
• Collect Monday through Wednesday. DO NOT COLLECT ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, OR SUNDAY.
• Do not hold over.
Analytical Time: 2 days
Days Set Up: Monday through Thursday
86359 – total T lymphs
86361 – T helper-CD4