Diagnostic Test Directory

Immunology Laboratory

Newborn Immunodeficiency Screen

  • LIS Mnemonic: NIS

    Collect

    Lavender (EDTA) Green (Sodium Heparin)

    Volume Required

    Lavender (EDTA) - 3.0 ml Green (Sodium Heparin) - 7.0 ml

    Minimum Required

    Lavender (EDTA) - 2.0 ml Green (Sodium Heparin) - 7.0 ml

    Transport

    Room Temperature

    Stability

    Must deliver to lab w/in 24 hrs or by 11am the day before a holiday.

    Processing

    Do NOT freeze or centrifuge. Store and deliver specimen at room temperature.

    Unacceptable conditions

    Clotted Specimen, specimen >24 hours old.

Days Performed

Daily

Reported

NIS Flow Panel - Next Day

PHA Stimulation Culture - 9 Days

CPT

88184 x1, 88185 x4, 88187 x1, 86353

Methodology

Flow Cytometry and Lymphocyte Culture

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