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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Leukemia / Lymphoma Markers, Fluid (Cell Markers, Fluid Flow Cytometry )

Test Name

Leukemia / Lymphoma Markers, Fluid (Cell Markers, Fluid Flow Cytometry )

Lavender Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Lavender

Minimum Volume = 1 mL

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in a lavender top and send to core lab. Ensure sample is mixed adequately. Provide source of fluid on requisition or in LIS comment section. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Stability: Stable for 24hrs at room temperature and 3 days refrigerated.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature within 1 hour of collection.

Lab Instrustions Test done Monday to friday at 13:00 only. Sample needs to be in lab by 1pm on fridays. Do not draw on Fridays after 13:00 and on weekends.

Sample Rejection Criteria:clotted sample, Grossly hemolyzed samples, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

2 days

Test Utilization

Daily

Reference value

See interpretation report

Test Code

FFLO

Methodology

Flow Cytometry Immunophenotyping

Testing Location

SMH-Haematology (FLOW)

Other Information