BAL CD4/CD8

Alphabetical Test listing

BAL CD4/CD8-12402

  
BAL CD4/CD8
  
12402
  
LAB12402
  
BAL CD4/CD8
  
BAL
Bronchoalveolar lavage T cell subsets
  

Tubes and Markers

Tube: BAL

Markers: CD3, CD4, CD8 and CD45

  

Monitor T-cell subsets in Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) specimens

  

No pathologist interpretation will be included with this assay

  
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
  

Sterile vial/container

  
50 mL
  
10 mL
  
  1. Place bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in a sterile vial/container (Falcon vial/tube -  50mL conical tube or other sterile screw capped container. Leave in its own fluid (do not add anti-coagulant) and do not spin
  2. Send representative slides (will be returned)

 

  
  

50mL sterile conical tube

  

Refrigerate

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Wrong container (anticoagulant or solution)
  • Improper blood/anticoagulant ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Interfering substances
  • Leaking container
  • Slides broken beyond repair
  
AHL - Flow Cytometry: F
  
Mo - Fr
  
48 hrs
  

Flow Cytometry

 

  

Tubes and markers:

Tube: BAL (10C)

Markers: CD3, CD4, CD8 and CD45

  
88184
88185 x 3
  
11/21/2014
  
04/01/2019
  
02/24/2020