Alpha Beta Double-Negative T Cells for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Last Modified: 7/18/2016 7:43:14 AM

Specimen Requirements: 3.0 mL Whole Blood in a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA
Collection Instructions: Specimen must arrive to the testing laboratory within 24 hours of collection

Specimen may only be drawn Monday thru Friday
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Whole Blood
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 72 hours Ambient
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Results
Methodology: Flow Cytometry
Clinical Significance: Diagnosing autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome, primarily in patients <45 years of age
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 5 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Mayo Laboratory
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: ALPS
Alternate Test Names: Alpha/Beta positive; ALPS Screen; Canale-Smith syndrome; CD4/CD8 negative; DNT ; Double negative T cells
CPT Coding: 82449

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