Flow Cytometry

Test Code

Specimen Type

FLOW

Peripheral blood, bone marrow aspirate, tissue, body fluid

Collection requirement

1 mL peripheral blood in EDTA or sodium heparin, 1 mL bone marrow aspirate in EDTA or sodium heparin, tissue in RPMI media, 1 mL body fluid in RPMI media

Transport temperature

Room temperature

Methodology

Specimen stability

Immunophenotyping by flow cytometry

72 hours