Test Catalog

Test

Code
V181
Name
CD4/CD8 PANEL
Notes
Description

Also known as: LYMPHOCYTE T4/T8, T4/T8, T CELL COUNT, IMMUNODEFICIENCY PANEL #1, T CELL TOTAL COUNT, HELPER/SUPPRESSOR CELLS, CD4/CD8 COUNT, THSL, 8360, V181
Orderable Code: V181
Test Contains (LOINC): Absolute Lymphocytes (26474-7) Percent CD3 (8124-0) Percent CD4 (8123-2) Percent CD8 (8101-8) Cd4/Cd8 Ratio (17146-2) Absolute CD3 (8122) Absolute CD4 (24467-3) Absolute CD8 (14135-8)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type: Whole Blood
Preferred Container: Dedicated EDTA (Lavender Top) Tube
Sample Volume: Properly filled EDTA (Lavender Top) Tube
Handling Instructions: Collect a separate EDTA tube for this test due to stability limitations.
Client Transport Temperature: Ambient
Specimen Stability: Testing should be performed within 48 hours of collection
Unsuitable Specimen: Hemolysis, Refrigerated, Clotting
TESTING
Frequency: Daily
Expected Turn Around: 1 Day
Responsible Dept: Flow Cytometry
CPT: 86359, 86360
Methodology: Flow Cytometry