CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNE FUNCTION SCREEN (ImmuKnow™)

Mnemonic

LMPS

Synonym

Lymphocyte (ImmuKnow®) Mitogen Proliferation Screen

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one 3.0 mL green (sodium heparin) top tube live lymphocytes are required

Handling

CRITICAL AMBIENT. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Specimen must be collected within 30 hours of test performance.

Preferred Volume

3.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Ambient (20-25°C)

Rejection Criteria

Refrigerated or frozen specimens

Stability

Ambient: 30 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Sat

Reported

1-2 days

Method

Cell Culture/Chemiluminescence

Referral Lab

Viracor-IBT (9000)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86352

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:02 AM