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XIAP Protein Expression

Source Blood
Mnemonic XLP2
Specimen Requirements

Pediatric: 1 x 1.8 mL blue top sodium citrate

Adult: 1 x 8.5 mL yellow top ACD-A

Minimum volume: 0.5 mL

Also accepted: sodium heparin, EDTA
Not accepted: lithium heparin

Specimen Handling

Specimens submitted to CLS from within Alberta: Mix well. DO NOT refrigerate, centrifuge or freeze. Deliver immediately to Flow Cytometry. 

 

Specimens submitted to CLS from outside Alberta: DO NOT refrigerate, centrifuge or freeze samples.  Ship at room temperature, 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.

Used in the diagnosis of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP2), XIAP protein expression is measured in lymphocyte subsets.

Testing Location Flow Cytometry
Testing Frequency Monday - Friday
Alternate Name(s) XIAP, XLP2, x-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome type 2
Reference Interval Provided on report.