#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: Previous leukemia/lymphoma phenotyping is required. If prior studies were not performed at ARUP, the outside flow cytometry report and histograms must accompany the specimen. If outside reports and histograms are not provided, a Neoplastic T-cell Evaluation test (ARUP test code 0093000) will be added, at an additional cost. In addition, please 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