B-NHL, T-NHL, NK Cell Neoplasm, B&T Tissue, Lymphoma Immunophenotyping, Lymphoma, Flow Cytometry
Optional abbreviated version of the comprehensive leukemia/lymphoma panel. This panel assesses the B-cell/T-cell/NK-cell lines with 17 antibodies (18 in tissue or body fluids) and is helpful for use in the diagnosis of lymphoma or other lymphocytic abnormalities. Laboratory will reflex to additional testing as needed.
Bone Marrow Aspirate/Peripheral Blood: Sodium heparin (green top) tube or EDTA (lavender top) tube. Solid Tissue/CSF: RPMI transport media.
Maintain bone marrow, peripheral blood and solid tissue at room temperature. Refrigerate cerebrospinal fluid.
Specimen containers without two (2) patient identifiers and specimens submitted in inappropriate collection media.
Beckman Coulter Gallios - 10 color, 3 laser
If Cytogenetic studies are also being ordered, it is preferable to submit a sodium heparin (green top) tube specifically for Cytogenetics. If only one tube can be submitted, please submit one sodium heparin (green top) tube for both Flow Cytometry and Cytogenetic studies.
*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.