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  • Mitogens (Lymphocyte Stimulation)

Mitogens (Lymphocyte Stimulation)


Tube Type

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:  1mL Blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   10-14 days
Reference Range Normal: N/A
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 jcayless on December 17, 2019

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