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Leukemia/Lymphoma Panel PB

Source Blood
Mnemonic HEMFLOW
(Test includes: .LEUK/LOMA PB Flow panel, CBC, and PBS FLOW)
Specimen Requirements

Adult:
1 x 8.5 mL yellow top ACD-A tube preferred (EDTA or heparin also acceptable)
1 x 4 mL lavender top EDTA tube

Pediatric:
1 x 1.8 mL blue top sodium citrate tube preferred (EDTA or heparin also acceptable)
1 x 3 mL lavender top EDTA tube

Infants:
Minimum 300 uL in lavender EDTA MAP microtube

External Clients:
1 x 8.5 mL yellow top ACD-A tube and indicate ".LEUK/LOMA PB" on requisition.

Specimen Handling

Patient history required.

Specimens submitted to CLS from within Alberta: Mix well. DO NOT centrifuge or freeze. Deliver immediately to Flow Cytometry. Stat requests on weekends or stat holidays must be approved by Flow Cytometry Pathologist-on-call.

Specimens submitted to CLS from outside Alberta: DO NOT centrifuge or freeze samples. Ship at 4oC, using an overnight courier. Please follow Flow Cytometry Shipping and Handling instructions when sending to CLS.

Additional Information

Specimens submitted to CLS from outside Alberta: Use FC3200EP Flow Cytometry Out of Province Requisition.
For pricing and billing, refer to Flow Cytometry Billing and Pricing.

Testing Location Flow Cytometry
Testing Frequency Monday - Friday
Alternate Name(s) Acute Leukemia Panel PB; HEMFLOW; LEUK/LOMA PB; Lymphoma PB; Pancytopenia PB; Plasma Cell Dyscrasia PB; T and NK Cell Neoplasms Panel PB
Reference Interval Provided on report.