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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • T-LYMPHOCYTE HELPER/SUPPRESSOR

Test Code

  • 6865

Test Synonym

  • LYMPHOCYTE SUBSET PANEL 3

Specimen Type

  • Whole Blood

Primary Container

  • Lavender & Yellow Acd, Lavender Top Tube, Yellow Top Tube, Yellow Acd Sol B, Yellow Acd-A

Transport Temp

  • Ambient

TAT

  • 3 days

Specimen Requirements

  • Lavender-top (EDTA) tube and yellow-top (ACD-A or ACD-B) tube only stable 2 days room temp

Specimen Retention

  • Submit both Lavender-top (EDTA) tube and yellow-top (ACD-A or ACD-B) tube Invert tube 8 to 10 times immediately after collection. To preserve cellular viability, collect specimen so it will arrive in the laboratory within 48 hours of collection. Please indicate date and time of venipuncture on the tube(s) and on the test request form. Fill both tubed to capacity