Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CD3 B-CELL (CART)
Specimen Requirements 
Container Lavender (EDTA) collection tube
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 4 mL Lavender (EDTA)
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL Lavender (EDTA)
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Store and transport at room temperature. DO NOT FREEZE
Rejection Criteria hemolyzed, frozen. Specimen Stability: K2 - K3 EDTA specimen should be processed within 48 hours of collection
Methodology Flow Cytometry
Reference Range
CPT Code(s) 86359
Department Flow Cytometry
Contact Information 214-648-0930 or 214-633-5227, pager 214-745-0261 for weekends and holidays
Turn Around Time1 PM if received by 10 AM. 3 PM if received before noon.
Performed Monday - Saturday. Same day results are available if sample is received in th lab by 12:00 PM. STAT service for this test is available with direct coordination with the laboratory staff.
Performed by Flow Cytometry
Notes Please submit WBC count and Percent (%) Lymphs from CBC report from the SAME draw as the sample being sent for testing.
Updated/Reviewed 11/08/2018