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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeMITS
Method

Lymphocyte stimulation

External Price$689.05(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Yes - laboratory must be notifed before sample is taken. 

A weeks notice is required.

A normal age matched control must be sent with patient's sample.

Specimen Collection Protocols

Samples must be collected using a sterile technique.

DO NOT CENTRIFUGE SAMPLE

DO NOT REFRIGERATE

Please phone Immunology (03) 364 0413 | x80413 IMMEDIATELY on receipt of samples and hold ALL heparinised tubes, DO NOT CENTRIFUGE or REFRIGERATE.

Patient Specimen5-10 mL Heparin(Green) blood minimum
Paediatric Specimen3-5 mL Heparin(Green) blood
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions3 mL heparinised blood (minimum for paediatric sample only)
Aliquot Transport to CHLASAP room temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Immunology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0414 | x80414
Test AvailabilityBy arrangement only - please contact the laboratory
Turnaround Time1 week
Reference Interval

Comment on report

Interpretation

Mitogen Stimulation of Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes
An in vitro method to determine the ability of patient lymphocytes to respond to a variety of antgenic stimulation.

Additional Information

If the sample is being sent from outside Christchurch a control sample (5-10 mL heparinised blood from normal age-matched subject) should be sent as well. Please ring the laboratory to inform when sample is expected to arrive.

Delphic Number Test Number6821

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