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Sezary Panel

Synonym(s):

Leukemia Immunophenotyping, Lymphoma Immunophenotyping, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Flow cytometry add on

Application:

This test detects and quantifies phenotypically anbormal T-cell populations to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of sezary syndrome or mycosis fungoides.

Specimen Collection:

Bone Marrow Aspirate/Peripheral Blood: Sodium heparin (green top) tube or EDTA (lavender top) tube. Solid Tissue/CSF: RPMI transport media. 

Collection Procedure:

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Required Information:

Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label the specimen containers with patient's full name, second unique identifier, and specimen site/source. Please provide a copy of the patient's complete blood count (CBC) report.

Specimen Stability:

Maintain bone marrow, peripheral blood and solid tissue at room temperature. Refrigerate cerebrospinal fluid.

Unacceptable Specimen:

Specimen containers without two (2) patient identifiers and specimens submitted in inappropriate collection media.

Department:

Flow Cytometry

Method:

Beckman Coulter Gallios - 10 color, 3 laser

Turnaround:

2 business days from receipt

Performed:

Monday–Saturday

Retention:

7 days

CPT Code:*

88184  First Marker
88185 – Each additional marker

Interpretation:
88187
88188
88189

Notes:

If Cytogenetic studies are also being ordered, it is preferable to submit a sodium heparin (green top) tube specifically for Cytogenetics. If only one tube can be submitted, please submit one sodium heparin (green top) tube for both Flow Cytometry and Cytogenetic studies.

*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.

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