Mar 29, 2015




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Scan for Lymphoma Cells

Scan for Lymphoma Cells (HCSCLOMA) Hematology Lab Test

Name: Scan for Lymphoma Cells

Test Name: Scan for Lymphoma Cells

Health Link Test Code: HCSCLOMA


CPT Code(s): 85008

Methodology: Manual

Clinical Information:

To evaluate the presence of lymphoma cells when a complete differential is not needed.

Days Performed: Mon-Fri, dayshift.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 day.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 2 hours.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: K3EDTA-Lavender top

Also Acceptable: K2EDTA-Lavender top, Pink top tube

Collection Volume: 4 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL

Stability Ambient:

8 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

Not acceptable

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood

Testing Volume: 1 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Processing:

Keep specimen at room temperature.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen with coolant pack to laboratory within 8 hours of collection.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Hemolyzed or clotted specimens are not acceptable.


A Wright-stained peripheral smear will be reviewed in the UWHC Bone Marrow Laboratory. If abnormal cells are detected, a written hematopathologist's report may be issued.

Additional Information:

A professional fee may be associated with this test.