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Lymphoma Panel

Synonym(s):

B-NHL, T-NHL, NK Cell Neoplasm, B&T Tissue, Lymphoma Immunophenotyping, Lymphoma, Flow Cytometry

Application:

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.

Specimen Collection:

Bone Marrow Aspirate/Peripheral Blood: Sodium heparin (green top) tube or EDTA (lavender top) tube. Solid Tissue/CSF: RPMI transport media. 

Collection Procedure:

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Required Information:

Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label the specimen containers with patient's full name, second unique identifier, and specimen site/source. Please provide a copy of the patient's complete blood count (CBC) report.

Specimen Stability:

Maintain bone marrow, peripheral blood and solid tissue at room temperature. Refrigerate cerebrospinal fluid.

Unacceptable Specimen:

Specimen containers without two (2) patient identifiers and specimens submitted in inappropriate collection media.

Department:

Flow Cytometry

Method:

Beckman Coulter Gallios - 10 color, 3 laser

Turnaround:

2 business days from receipt

Performed:

Monday–Saturday

Retention:

7 days

CPT Code:*

88184  First Marker
88185 – Each additional marker

Interpretation:
88187
88188
88189

Notes:

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.

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