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T Cell Subset

Specimen Type:

 

also known as CD4,  CD8, CD4/CD8 , CD4/CD8 Ratio

Blood


IMMUNOGENETICS & TRANSPLANT


Specimen requirements:

3 mL EDTA draw

Reference Ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH  
0 - 7 Days 1.00 2.60
1 Week - 2 Months 1.30 6.30
2-8 Months 1.60 3.80
8-24 Months 0.90 3.70
2-5 Years 0.90 2.90
  Adult Reference Range:   NON-GENDER :  0.70 - 4.00

Unit of measure:

Percent and Absolute count

Ideal sample:

3 mL, less than 48 hours old

Absolute minimum amount:

3 mL

Method of collection:

Venipuncture

Transportation:

See ITL Specimen Notes

Label instructions:

See ITL Specimen Notes

The following substances can adversely affect the results:

Clots in Specimen, Refrigeration, Greater than 48 hours old, Hemolysis

Request test on form:

Immunogenetics Requisition ( D6085(07-08) )

Order/entry screen(s):

N/A

 

N/A

Stat frequency:

N/A

Stat turn around time:

N/A

Routine frequency:

Weekdays

Must be in by:

3:00 PM Fridays

Routine turn around time:

48 Hours

Deliver the specimen to :

Immunogenetics & Transplant : Drop off boxes at

 

Hillcrest - SCRAP Lab and Thornton Clinical Lab

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Flow Cytometry

Special Instructions:

Samples should be left at room temperature and sent to the lab as soon as possible.

CyberLAB abbreviation:

N/A

CyberLAB code:

N/A

Lab Processing Instructions:

N/A