Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Flow Cytometry For Leukemia/Lymphoma Diagnosis Order Code : FCPATH
Note: For LPCH and outreach patients only. SHC patients order PATH22 (blood), PATH23 (bone marrow), or PATH24 (any type of specimen other than blood or bone marrow).
Synonyms: Immunophenotyping; Flow Cytometry for Hematolymphoid Neoplasia
Specimen Type: Blood, Bone Marrow, Body Fluid
Container Type: Blood - Lavender-top tube (EDTA); Bone Marrow -Lavender-top tube (EDTA) or Green-top tube (sodium heparin); Fluid - Lavender-top tube (EDTA); Tissue, Lymph Node - Sterile tube or container
Required Volume: Whole Blood 4 mL; Bone Marrow 3 mL; Fluid 7 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): Varies; call Lab at 650-724-2250 for more information
Methodology: Flow Cytometer, panel selection and result interpretation by pathologist
Components: Results interpreted by Pathologist
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 24-48 hours
Special Handling: Transport at Room Temperature, to be received within 24 hours of collection.
CPT Codes: 88184 for the first marker, 88185 per marker for each additional marker, 88188 or 88189. Depending on specimen type, may also include 85060, 85097, 89050.
SHC EPIC Code: (none)
Causes For Rejection: Viability of cells too low, severely hemolyzed specimen, clotted specimen, improperly labeled specimen
Department: Flow Cytometry