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Immunophenotype, Flow Cytometry Hematopathology

Immunophenotype, Flow Cytometry Hematopathology (HCPATHI) Flow Cytometry Lab Test

Name: Immunophenotype, Flow Cytometry Hematopathology

Test Name: Immunophenotype, Flow Cytometry Hematopathology

Health Link Test Code: HCPATHI

LIS Test Code: PATHI

CPT Code(s): 88187 (2-8 antibodies), 88188 (9-15 antibodies), 88189 (16 or more antibodies)

Test Component:

May include CBC, flow cytometry results and interpretation by hematopathologist.

Methodology: Flow Cytometry

Clinical Information:

This test is to be ordered only in cases in which a Hematopathology, Blood or Bone Marrow (PATHH/HCPATHH) test is not ordered.

Days Performed: Daily.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 2 - 3 days.

Specimen: Blood or bone marrow

Collection Instructions:

An order for a CBC and differential must accompany blood requests. Outside clients should send CBC and differential results and an unstained slide with blood specimens.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. See additional information for stability requirements. Blood specimens must be kept at room temperature. Do NOT centrifuge.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Hemolyzed, clotted, frozen or overheated specimens are not acceptable. Blood samples greater than 24 hours old at the time of analysis are not acceptable.

Additional Information:

 

Specimen Container Volume Stability
BAL

Sterile

container

Min. 1 mL

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

Blood Lavender  

Ambient: 6 hours

if CBC and Diff

results do not

accompany

specimen; 24 hours

if they do.

Refrigerate: Not

Acceptable

Bone

Marrow

Green Min. 1 mL

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

Body Fluid

Sterile

container or

Lavender

Min. 1 mL

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

CSF

Sterile

container

Min. 1 mL

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

Fine Needle

Aspiration

Sterile

container

with Tissue

Media

 

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

Tissue

Sterile

container

with Tissue

Media

 

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

 

 

A hematopathologist's written interpretive report is issued as a separate report.