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PNH Testing by Flow Cytometry (FLAER)

(Replaces PNH /Screen by Flow Cytometry(CD59-PNH)

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB5918
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   88184, 88185 x 7, 88187
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Clinical Flow Cytometry
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: 3 ml blood/lavender top tube; see important Comments
Availability Routine: Accepted Monday-Saturday. Samples received after Noon on Saturday will be tested on the following working day; see important Comments
Turnaround Time   72 hours 
Reference Range Normal: Not Consistent with PNH
Comments Specimen is stable for testing up to ≤48 hours from collection.  Test is performed on peripheral blood only. Specimens must be refrigerated within 24 hours of collection.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on January 07, 2020

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