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Lymphocyte Subset Enumeration

Test name:
Blood lymphocyte Subset Enumeration (T,B and NK cell surface markers)

Order name:
T CELL SUBSET

Specimen requirements:
EDTA peripheral blood

Minimum volume:
0.5 mL

Storage and stability information:
Room temperature, 48-72 hours

Test performed:
Daily

Methodology:
Flow Cytometry

Reference range:
See laboratory report

Clinical significance:
Lymphocyte enumeration can be used to determine immune status of patients with HIV infection, monitor anti-retroviral and immunosuppressive therapy and is useful for differential diagnosis of congenital and acquired immune deficiencies.

CPT codes:
86355, 86356, 86357, 86359, 86360


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