Mitogens (Lymphocyte Stimulation)

Tube Type x2

Test ID LAB5717
CPT Code(s) 86353, 86353 (if appropriate)
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Referral Testing
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 10 mL Na Heparin tube; see important Comments
Micro: 3 mL Blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time 10-14 days
Reference Range N/A
Comments Collection recommendations based on age.  Patients with low Absolute Lymphocyte Counts may require a larger volume be collected.
<3 months: 1mL
3 months-5 years: 2mL
6-18 years: 3mL
>18 years: 10mL

Samples must be kept at room temperature. Specimen must be collected Monday-Thursday between 10am-2pm, and received in laboratory by 3:00 pm.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 03, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514