NK Function Assay - Referral

Tube Type

Test ID LAB8015
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 Christopher Parker on December 02, 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