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ZAP 70 Protein Expression, SCID Investigation

Source Blood
Mnemonic ZAP70 SCID
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 centrifuge or freeze. Deliver immediately to Flow Cytometry.

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 within Alberta: Samples should be tested within 24 hours of collection.

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.

ZAP-70 protein expression is measured in T and NK cells for SCID investigation. The percentage of ZAP-70 expression in T cells is reported.

Testing Location Flow Cytometry
Testing Frequency Monday - Saturday
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval Provided on report.