CD34 Progenitor Cell Quantitation

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CD34 COUNT
CPT CODE: 88180 (x2)
TEST INFORMATION: METHOD - Immunophenotyping
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1600 (no holidays)
TURNAROUND TIME: 24 hours
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Test requires viable cells; specimen must be collected fresh and delivered to the laboratory within 24 hours of draw time.
CONTAINER TYPE: Yellow top (ACD) tube, lavender top (EDTA) tube, or green top (sodium heparin) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood, Leukapheresis product, bone marrow, or cord blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 mL peripheral blood, apheresis, cord blood, or bone marrow
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Transport specimen immediately to the laboratory at room temperature, within 24 hours of collection.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Precursor Cells; Stem Cell Enumeration