#ExistCollect>Collect: Green (sodium heparin).
#ExistSPECIMENPREPARATION>Specimen Preparation: Transport 5 mL whole blood.
#ExistSPECTRANSPORT>Storage/Transport Temperature: Room temperature. Specimen should be received within 24 hours of collection for optimal viability.
#ExistRemarks>Remarks: If previous leukemia/lymphoma phenotyping was performed, but not at ARUP, the outside flow cytometry report and histograms (if possible) should accompany the specimen. In addition, provide CBC, Wright's stained smear, clinical history, differential diagnosis, and any relevant pathology reports.
#ExistStability>Stability (collection to initiation of testing): Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable