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NK Function Assay - Referral

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB8015
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   86352, 86357
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 10 mL blood/NA heparin green top tube; see Comments for additional information
  Micro: 5 mL blood/NA heparin green top tube
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Turnaround Time   6-10 days 
Reference Range Normal: see separate report
Samples must be kept at Room Temperature.  Specimen must be collected Monday-Thursday between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, and received in laboratory by 3:00 pm..
Required specimen volume is dependent on total white blood count and absolute lymphocyte count.  If these are low, a greater sample volume may be required.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 05, 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.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514