Name: Flow Cytometry, CD34
Test Name: Flow Cytometry, CD34
Health Link Test Code: HCABCD34
LIS Test Code: ABCD34
CPT Code(s): 86367
Percent and absolute number of CD34 cells in peripheral blood
Methodology: Flow Cytometry
For determining CD34 level in peripheral blood prior to apheresis collection.
Days Performed: Mon-Fri, dayshift.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 day.
Collection Container: Lavender top
An order for a WBC and differential must accompany request.
Outside clients should send WBC and differential results along with specimen. If no results accompany request, a WBC and differential will be added (see transport and limitations for more information).
Collection Volume: 4 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL
Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood
Testing Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Keep specimen at room temperature. Do NOT centrifuge tube.
Transport unopened tube at room temperature to UWHC Hospital Laboratory within 6 hours of collection. Maintain ambient temperature during transport. If sending WBC and differential results, specimen must be received within 8 hours of collection.
Hemolyzed, clotted, frozen or overheated specimens are not acceptable. Samples greater than 24 hours old at time of analysis are not acceptable.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories. This test meets the standards for clinical testing. This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.