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PAROXYSMAL NOCTURNAL HEMOGLOBINURIA, WBC

Mnemonic

PNH WBC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole blood, lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin)

Handling

Do not spin, send tube unopened.

Minimum Volume

4.0 mL Whole Blood

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Clotted, hemolyzed, frozen specimens or specimens older than 72 hours

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Note

Specimen must be at ARUP and analyzed within 72 hours.

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Quantitative Flow Cytometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (2005003)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86356 x5

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:27 AM


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